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 | May 04, 2015

TRACK RECORDS TOPPLED ON 2015 MIAMI VALLEY SEASON FINALE

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Grand Circuit action produced two new track records on closing day of the 2015 meet at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 26, 2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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