Ohio Thoroughbred Racing News

Feb 25th 2021

Ohio HBPA, Farm Bureau Continue Strong Partnership

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – In a continued effort to strengthen ties within the agriculture community, the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association are advancing their partnership. Ohio HBPA represents nearly 2,500 owners and trainers who race thoroughbreds at Ohio’s three commercial thoroughbred race tracks. Ohio HBPA is donating to the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, focusing on bringing more young people to careers in agriculture, as well as offering $5,000…

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Feb 25th 2021

RMTC POLYACRYLAMIDE HYDROGEL ADVISORY

Multiple polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG) products are being marketed for intra-articular use in horses for the treatment of joint pain and lameness caused by conditions ranging from acute synovitis to end-stage osteoarthritis. Product claims include pain relief of up to 24 months and delayed progression of joint disease. Neither have been substantiated by independent research. Individuals contemplating the use of such products in horses engaged in racing and training should be aware of the following: •…

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Jan 4th 2021

Rogers Named Assistant Director of Racing at Mahoning Valley Race Course

Elizabeth Rogers, currently Racing Secretary at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, has been named Assistant Director of Racing for Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course effective February 5, 2021, pending customary regulatory approvals. Rogers replaces long time racing veteran Mark Loewe who celebrated his 42-year career with a retirement ceremony in December. A graduate with honors from the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program, Rogers has worked her way up in the…

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Nov 16th 2020

Cardinal Handicap and First Lady Stakes Rescheduled for Friday, November 27 at Mahoning Valley

The Cardinal Handicap for Ohio Registered 3 year olds and up at 6 furlongs with a $75,000 purse and the First Lady Stakes for Ohio Registered 3-year-old fillies at 6 furlongs also carrying a purse of $75,000 have both been rescheduled for Friday, November 27th at Mahoning Valley Race Course. Both Stakes were originally scheduled for Saturday, November 21st at Mahoning Valley but that racing date has been cancelled. Please note both stakes will now…

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