Ohio Thoroughbred Racing News

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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Nov 10th 2020

Live Racing Cancelled at Mahoning Valley through November 21st

Live racing at Mahoning Valley Race Course is cancelled through Saturday, November 21st with an expected return date for live racing of Monday, November 23rd. An employee of Mahoning Valley Race Course is hospitalized in the ICU and has tested positive for Covid 19. Through video surveillance of the jocks room is has been determined that at least 12 Mahoning Valley racing officials and employees had exposure to that employee which will require a 14-day…

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Nov 3rd 2020

Mahoning Valley Race Course Best of Ohio Recap

The Best of Ohio Program at Mahoning valley Race course was conducted Saturday, October 31st. On a sunny, cool fall day with the track sealed and listed as muddy following more than 2 inches of rain the previous two days in the Youngstown area, just shy of $1.2 million dollars was wagered on the 10 race Best of Ohio program which were all restricted to Ohio-breds. Owner-breeder Maccabee Farm captured the first Best Of Ohio…

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Oct 2nd 2020

Ohio HBPA Board of Directors Election Results

247 total ballots received Trainer/owner-trainer category Bobby Cline 151 Mark Doering 133 Robin Schuster 120 Rodney Faulkner 107 Doug Cowans 102 Owner only category Kristi Tumblin 138 Jeff Jarvis 110 Bruce Miller 98 Bobby Cline, Mark Doering and Robin Schuster have been elected to four year terms in the trainer/owner-trainer category with Rodney Faulkner to serve as the alternate in that category for the next two years. Kristi Tumblin, Jeff Jarvis and Bruce Miller have…

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