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
Below is a copy of the 2022 Thistledown stall application which is due March, 1, 2022. 2022 Thistledown Stall ApplicationContinue Reading »
The track crew was not able to clear the over 12 inches of snow off the track that fell in the area Sunday night and Monday morning and therefore racing is cancelled today at Mahoning Valley. Today’s card (Tuesday, January 18th) will be run as programmed as an added racing day this Friday, January 21st.Continue Reading »
Due to heavy snow in the area racing is cancelled today at Mahoning Valley. There will be training on Thursday in order to make up for the loss of training today. Racing secretary Ed VoMacka will write the races scheduled to run today as extras over the next few days. By contract Mahoning Valley has to run a minimum of 100 days in 2021. We were approved for 103 racing days. Monday is the third…Continue Reading »