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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 3....read 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 17....read 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 $600,000....read 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 track....read 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 area....read 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 event....read 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 tracks....read 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 building....read 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 17....read 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 oval....read 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 Jug....read on

$1.5M In Purses At Scioto Sept. 7

August 16, 2013:

An estimated $1.5-million in purse money will be up for grabs on Saturday, September 7 at Scioto Downs when the track hosts Ohio Super Night for the best standardbreds in the state....read on

Export Up, Import Down At Scioto

July 31, 2013:

With 12 racing weeks completed in Scioto Downs' 2013 live harness racing schedule, the numbers are encouraging for the Columbus five-eighths-mile oval....read on

Northfield Raises Purses Again

May 7, 2013:

For the second time in the 2013 season, Ohio's Northfield Park will increase overnight purses....read on

Report: Ohio Seating Issue Resolved

May 1, 2013:

It has been reported that the Ohio Racing Commission this morning gave its approval of Penn National Gaming's racino plans for its Austintown facility....read on


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