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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 | Apr 26, 2017

CHURITA COPS MIAMI VALLEY TOP TROT; CLYDESDALES COMING FRIDAY

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LEBANON, OH. – For the second straight week, a mare beat the ‘boys’ in the $22,000 Open Trot at Miami Valley Raceway. This time it was Churita (Kayne Kauffman), a 5-year-old daughter of Airzoom Lindy, who captured the Tuesday (April 25) feature over Dnieper (Brady Galliers) and Atlas Peak (Sandy Beatty) in 1:54.2.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 24, 2017

JAILHOUSE SAM IS R. J. BROWN MEMORIAL CHAMP AT MIAMI VALLEY

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LEBANON, OH. – Jailhouse Sam was crowned champion of the annual Robert J. Brown Memorial trotting series on Sunday afternoon (April 23) at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 24, 2017

McRAVEN WINS $40,000 HACKETT AT MIAMI VALLEY IN 4TH LIFETIME START

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LEBANON, OH. – McRaven, the hard luck colt that was sidelined after just two starts—both Ohio Sires Stakes victories—as a two-year-old, is back bigger and better than ever.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 24, 2017

UNDEFEATED ROSEMARY ROSE CAPTURES HACKETT FINAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

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LEBANON, OH. – Rosemary Rose kept her undefeated streak alive Friday night (April 21) at Miami Valley Raceway capturing the 46th edition of the James K. Hackett Memorial for 3-year-old Ohio-sired fillies in 1:53.1.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 19, 2017

ANOTHER BREATH, HONEY B SHARE MIAMI VALLEY SPOTLIGHT

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LEBANON, OH. – The Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial Series at Miami Valley Raceway came to a conclusion on Tuesday afternoon (April 18) with the $27,500 championship leg. The late closer for non-winners of six races or $60,000 lifetime was open to trotters foaled in any jurisdiction, but it was a pair of Buckeye breds who finished one-two at the end of the 1:54.1 mile.

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