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 | Jan 22, 2015

HOLLIDAY, HOLLAND TRIUMPH IN RETURN TO OHIO

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A pair of native Buckeyes returned to their roots this week and were successful in back-to-back races on Wednesday night at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Jan 18, 2015

WAR CRY HALL COPS OPEN TROT AT MIAMI VALLEY

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A shortened field of seven open trotters, reduced by two scratches, went postward over a track dampened by the season’s first serious thaw in Sunday’s featured $16,500 event.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Jan 16, 2015

REV ME UP THROTTLES TOP MIAMI VALLEY MARES

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Rev Me Up, who enjoyed considerable success at the inaugural Miami Valley Raceway meet in 2014, returned to Ohio Friday night a captured the $16,500 Mares Open pace in 1:53.2.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Jan 16, 2015

CLAIM BOX BUSY AT MIAMI VALLEY

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The claim box at Miami Valley has been very busy of late, due largely to the eight "Claim To Fame" late-closing series at various gaits, sexes and tag amounts currently underway throughout the week.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Jan 15, 2015

MIAMI VALLEY SEEKS NAMES FOR LATE CLOSERS

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Miami Valley Raceway will soon be introducing 18 additional new late closing events to be contested in February, March and early April.

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