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 | Apr 26, 2015

REHAB MOUNTAIN WINS 7TH OPEN TROT OF SEASON AT MIAMI VALLEY

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

Eight-year-old Rehab Mountain established a new lifetime mark winning the Sunday afternoon $15,950 Open Trot at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 25, 2015

INDIAN SPIRIT CAPTURES HACKETT MEMORIAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

Indian Spirit proved his win in last week’s James K. Hackett elimination was no fluke by capturing the $30,000 championship on Saturday night at Miami Valley Raceway in near identical fashion.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 24, 2015

FRISKIE LIL DEVIL WINS HACKETT MEMORIAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

Friskie Lil Devil, who captured the $200,000 Ohio Sires Stakes championship for freshman pacing fillies in her final 2014 start, opened her 2015 campaign by copping the $38,000 James K. Hackett Memorial championship race at Miami Valley on Friday night.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 18, 2015

FATHER-SON ATER TEAM PULL UPSET IN HACKETT ELIMINATION AT MIAMI VALLEY

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

Indian Spirit used a second-over journey to get in position to sprint past the pacesetters in the lane and garner an upset victory in the $8000 elimination heat leading up to the $30,000 final of the James K. Hackett Memorial next Saturday night at Miami Valley.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 17, 2015

2 MARES, 1 DRIVER TIE MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY RECORD

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

The Miami Valley Raceway track record for older pacing mares was tied twice on Friday (April 17) and the two shared another common denominator, driver Dan Noble.

Archives