The Ohio HBPA is a non profit trade association which represents nearly 2,500 thoroughbred owners and trainers who race at Ohio’s three commercial Thoroughbred race tracks. The Ohio HBPA negotiates and represents its members interests with track management at Ohio’s tracks. The Ohio HBPA also represents its members interests in front of the Ohio legislature and the Ohio State Racing Commission. The Ohio HBPA helps to provide its members health care and retirement benefits through strong financial support of the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Health Fund. The Ohio HBPA is an affiliate of the National HBPA which is based in Lexington, Kentucky. The Ohio HBPA is horsemen helping horsemen.
Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association
Five $100,000 stakes for Ohio-breds and perfect weather led to a large on-track crowd and all sources handle of over $1.3 million as Thistledown hosted its 2021 Best of Ohio racing program on Saturday, August 14th. The 10-race card kicked off with stakes action as Richard Wilkinson and Bobby Cline’s Thedayofthegrey ($20.00) scored a gate to wire 1 3/4 length victory in the Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes for Ohio-registered 2-year-olds. Thedayofthegrey, a gelded son of Ohio…Continue Reading »
The stall application for the 2021 Mahoning Valley Fall meeting is available below. The due date is September 9th. 2021 FALL MVRC Stall Application (3)Continue Reading »
There are just five days left to submit a nomination to the 2021 Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, nominations close on Monday, August 2nd. You can learn more and nominate online at www.tiea.org. TIEA is an opportunity to let those who have helped keep businesses afloat know that they are appreciated. We know many racetrack workers have continued to show up every morning to take care of their horses and other responsibilities to our industry. This…Continue Reading »