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Ohio Committee Passes Whip Rules

June 23, 2015:

Harness racing drivers in Ohio face stiffer penalties and more restrictions on the use of whips under a new rule that passed through the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review on Monday, June on

Proposed Whipping Rule Backlash

April 16, 2015:

One of the top drivers in the sport has spoken out on proposed new whipping rules that he says are "too restrictive” and “almost completely take the whip away." on

Purse Boost At Miami Valley

March 24, 2015:

Miami Valley Raceway and the Ohio Harness Horsemens' Association are pleased to announce a joint agreement which will boost the purses by ten percent across-the-board effective this Friday night, March 27, and throughout the remainder of the on

Racing’s Economic Churn Examined

March 24, 2015:

A report by a local media outlet in Ohio is spotlighting the positive economic impact that the addition of slot machines at racetracks is having on local on

Ohio Racino Officially Opens

August 28, 2014:

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Thursday morning (August 28) at Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway. The event signaled the official opening of the Ohio racino, which will see its inaugural meet of live harness racing kick off on October on

Another Purse Increase At Northfield

July 3, 2014:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced a purse increase, which will come into effect on Thursday, July on

'Jug' Gets $150,000 Purse Increase

June 26, 2014:

It was announced on Thursday that the 2014 Little Brown Jug would receive a susbstanial purse increase to raise the total purse of the historic race to over $600, on

Dayton's Opening Date Announced

April 10, 2014:

It has been reported that officials with Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway have announced the date that live standardbred racing will get underway at the Ohio on

Milstein: Northfield Upgrades Coming

March 19, 2014:

Northfield Park majority owner Brock Milstein has been cited as saying that upgrades will be coming to the Ohio racino, including the possibility of an off-track wagering area within the track’s casino on

Campbell Warns Ohio On VLT Perils

January 28, 2014:

While the harness racing industry in Ohio is experiencing a renaissance due to the addition of slots and expanded gaming at the state's racetracks, Hall of Famer and Grand Circuit President John Campbell took time on Monday night to stress the importance of properly maintaining political allegiances, promoting the on-track product and ensuring the state's signature race -- the Little Brown Jug -- is still considered by the industry to be an elite on

VLTs Breathing Life Into Ohio Industry

January 27, 2014:

Members of Ohio’s horse racing and related equine businesses are raving about the government’s decision to bolster the state’s racing industry via revenue streams from video lottery terminals located at on

Miami Valley Raring To Go

January 10, 2014:

Just four weeks remain before harness racing gets an exciting brand new venue with VLT-infused purses, a five-eighths mile oval built from scratch by the renowned Coons Brothers, and an immense new 156-stall paddock attached to a modern racing administration on

Proposed Changes To Ohio Fair

September 15, 2013:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association will be presenting a proposal and having a discussion on potential changes to the Ohio County Fair Racing Program on Tuesday, September on

Ohio Super Night Purses Top $1-Million

September 4, 2013:

In just three days, on Saturday, September 7, Scioto Downs Racino will host one of the most exciting race nights in recent history at the Columbus, Ohio on

Jug Purse Increase Officially Announced

August 27, 2013:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association, with unanimous approval from the Ohio State Racing Commission and Chairman Robert Schmitz, has allocated revenue from the horsemen's video lottery terminal proceeds to the Delaware County Fair for the eight Ohio Breeder's Championship races and the Little Brown on

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