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pic of Gregg KeidelRace Secretary Gregg Keidel has been involved in harness racing for 37 years, the last 28 as a racing official at Northfield Park, Running Aces, Hoosier Park, Pompano Park, Hollywood Dayton Raceway and Miami Valley Raceway.  He is in charge of producing exciting competitive racing as well as 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 national Amateur Driver of the Year in 1999.  He holds a journalism degree from Ohio University and was a sportswriter out of college.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 09, 2017

David Miller Pulls 2 Upsets on Miami Valley's 1st Scarlet & Gray Day

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LEBANON, OH. – Four $50,000 Scarlet & Gray Invitationals, for Ohio’s best 3-year-olds, shared the spotlight with the Sam ‘Chip’ Noble Memorial Grand Circuit stake for the continent’s best older pacer mares on closing day Monday (May 8) at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 08, 2017

Charmed Life upsets in Miami Valley Distaff

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Lebanon, OH-Charmed Life spoiled the coming-out party for defending Dan Patch Older Mare Trotter of the Year, Hannelore Hanover, with a half-length, 1:53.2 win in the $86,400 Miami Valley Distaff Sunday afternoon (May 7) at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 08, 2017

NIGHT PRO, PAGE & MERRIMAN SHARE MV SPOTLIGHT

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LEBANON, OH. – The 18th and final weekly $20,000 Open I Pace shared the spotlight with seven divisions of first leg Buckeye Stallion Series action for sophomore pacers and trotters on the Saturday (May 6) program at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 06, 2017

BUCKEYE STALLION SERIES KICKS OFF AT MIAMI VALLEY

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LEBANON, OH. – The newest innovation to the Ohio-sired stakes calendar kicked off at Miami Valley Raceway on Friday (May 5) with six $12,500 divisions of the first leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series, three for 3-year-old trotting fillies and three for 3-year-old pacing fillies.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 05, 2017

MIAMI VALLEY CAPS ITS SPRING FESTIVAL OF RACING WITH SCARLET & GRAY AND GRAND CIRCUIT ACTION

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LEBANON, OH. – Miami Valley tops its Spring Festival of Racing with the inaugural Scarlet & Gray Champions Day on Monday (May 8), including Grand Circuit stakes action on May 7th and May 8th.

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