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
United States District Court Chief Judge Algenon Marbley yesterday granted the Ohio HBPA’s motion for prejudgment interest in their case versus Belterra Park et. al. for retroactive VLT monies owed. In March, 2023 Chief Judge Marbley had granted the HBPA’s motion for summary judgment in the case in the amount of $2,872,910.45 and allowed the HBPA to file for prejudgment interest in the case. Yesterday’s ruling grants the Ohio HBPA $613,307.34 in prejudgment interest for…Continue Reading »
ue to anticipated excessive heat Belterra park management has decided to cancel racing both Thursday, August 24th and Friday August, 25th. Thursday’s card will be run as previously drawn next Tuesday, August 29th. Any horsemen wishing to scratch from that card may do so without penalty. The makeup day for Friday will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd.Continue Reading »
Beginning next Tuesday, August 15th first post time will change to 12:05pm on all live racing days. Training will be from 6am to 10:30am Monday through Saturday beginning next Monday, August 14th with a break daily from 8 to 8:30am Tuesday through Saturday each week.Continue Reading »