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
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course will welcome fans back to the races for its 10th anniversary season this Saturday with an eight-race card starting at 12:00pm. “We are excited to open the gate on our tenth season of live racing,” comments Rob Swedinovich, Vice President and General Manager, “and to help us celebrate we will be offering a free live program on our website throughout the entire season.” Bettors can find the free…Continue Reading »
The potential Strangles horse test came back negative. The quarantine has been lifted and regular training hours will resume tomorrow.Continue Reading »
Dr. Doug Daniels, President of the National HBPA, recently had an opinion piece published on Fox News. In it, Dr. Daniels explains why Congress needs to pass the Racehorse Health and Safety Act (RHSA) for the survival of our industry. We are finally getting our message out that the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act is failing to protect the health of racehorses, despite its tremendous cost to the industry. And it’s unconstitutional. It’s time to…Continue Reading »