Ohio Thoroughbred Racing News

Jun 13th 2022

Belterra Park Cancelled Tuesday, June 14th

Belterra Park management has decided to cancel tomorrow Tuesday, June 14th due to extreme heat. The card will be made up as drawn on Friday, June 17th. Any horsemen wishing to scratch due to scheduling conflicts can do so without penalty.

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Jun 7th 2022

OSRC Directive Regarding Working to Get Off of a List

Please see below for a directive from the Ohio State Racing Commission for those horses which are required to work to get off the vet’s, starters or steward’s lists. From: Chris Dragone, Executive Director Subject: Blood drawn for Thoroughbred horses working off vets list You are hereby Directed: For the purposes of 3769-5-34 Veterinarian’s, steward’s or starter’s list: A horse on the veterinarian’s list that is required to successfully meet work requirements established by the…

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May 27th 2022

HISA Information

The information below regarding the Horse Racing Safety and Integrity Act is provided as a service to our members. The information comes directly from HISA either through their website or through information HISA provided to our racetracks in Ohio which has been forwarded to us. The Ohio HBPA is not responsible for any of the content below or any subsequent changes made to it by HISA. The Ohio HBPA has never been contacted by HISA…

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Feb 2nd 2022

Mahoning Valley Cancellation Wednesday, February 2nd

Racing has been cancelled today at Mahoning Valley Race Course due to adverse track conditions. This marks the 6th cancellation of the meet. Mahoning Valley scheduled 103 live racing dates this year and by contract must run a minimum of 100 live racing dates. Two of the cancelled dates have already been made up. Another makeup day has been approved by the OSRC for Thursday, March 24th. Mahoning will also be requesting a makeup day…

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Jan 31st 2022

2022 Ohio Thoroughbred Fund Race Schedule

The schedule below contains all Ohio Thoroughbred Fund Maiden Special Weights, Allowance and Stakes races scheduled at each track this year. The first chart has through the end of September while the second has the Mahoning Valley fall meet schedule. otrf 2022 V3 copy 2022 UPDATED OTRF Calendar Fall MVR

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Jan 18th 2022

Mahoning Valley Cancellation Tuesday, January 18th

The track crew was not able to clear the over 12 inches of snow off the track that fell in the area Sunday night and Monday morning and therefore racing is cancelled today at Mahoning Valley. Today’s card (Tuesday, January 18th) will be run as programmed as an added racing day this Friday, January 21st.

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