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
The Ohio State Racing Commission at its regular monthly meeting in May voted to lift all of their previous Covid protocols effective Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021.Continue Reading »
Thistledown will be conducting a three race sprint series for claimers beginning April 26th with legs worth $20,000 and $25,000 and a $30,000 final. Later in the meet we will also have a three race route series. Below are the details for the sprint series. Jack Thistledown Racino Sprint Series Presented by the OHIO HBPA Horses must run in either of the 1st two legs of the Sprint Series (April 26th or May 26th) in…Continue Reading »
Set up for assigned stalls from April 12 to April 14. First day for horses on the grounds April 15th. First day of training April 15th. Racing Office will be closed Sundays and Mondays With the exception of opening week of live racing and the office will take entries Monday 4/26 for Thursday 4/29 race day SCRATCH TIME: 9:00am day of race Entries close no earlier than 10:30am as follows: Enter Saturday for Thursday Enter…Continue Reading »