Gregg's Blog

Race Secretary Gregg Keidel has been involved in harness racing for 35 years, the last 26 as a racing official at Northfield Park, Running Aces Harness Park, Hoosier Park and Pompano Park. He brings a wealth of knowledge to Miami Valley Raceway where he is in charge of producing exciting competitive racing in addition to supervising all backstretch personnel. He was a horse owner, trainer and driver prior to entering the management side of the business. Gregg is a past president of the American Harness Racing Secretaries, Inc. and was named Amateur Driver of the Year in 1999. He holds a degree in journalism from Ohio University and was a sportswriter out of college.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Feb 28, 2015

NISONGER PULLS 'NEAT' TRICK IN MIAMI VALLEY TRACK RECORD MILE

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Some very quick miles highlighted the Saturday night program at Miami Valley Raceway, including a four-year-old track record 1:51.1 clocking by Neat in an $11,000 top conditioned pace.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Feb 27, 2015

IGOTTAFEELINFRAN BACK TO WINNING WAYS AT MIAMI VALLEY

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Igottafeelinfran got back on the winning track Friday night at Miami Valley Raceway winning the $16,500 Fillies and Mares Open pace.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Feb 25, 2015

MIAMI VALLEY'S SECOND SEASON PRODUCING STRONG NUMBERS

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Miami Valley Raceway is approximately half way through its sophomore season and all indicators point to a very successful second year. Average daily handle is up over 22% thus far, over $3.5 million in purse money has been dispersed through the first 40 days, and three new track speed records have already been established with the warmer weather months still to come.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Feb 25, 2015

ASTRONOMER SOARS IN ROOTBEER SLAMMER FINAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

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Astronomer (Chris Page), the lukewarm favorite, held off Skyway Titan (Ken Holliday) in a close photo finish to capture the $10,000 championship leg of the ‘Rootbeer Slammer’ series at Miami Valley Raceway on Wednesday night.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Feb 22, 2015

LOOK SHARP SERIES FINAL GOES TO ONEMORELASTCHANCE

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Onemorelastchance, the only Ohio-sired horse in the race, captured the $14,000 championship leg of the ‘Look Sharp Series’ on Sunday afternoon at Miami Valley Raceway.

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