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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 18, 2018

HACKETT CHAMPIONSHIP AT MIAMI VALLEY GOES TO PASS THE VAPE

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Pass The Vape passed his first major test of his sophomore season on Tuesday afternoon (April 17), capturing the $40,000 championship leg of the first-ever James K. Hackett Memorial for Ohio-sired 3-year-old colt trotters.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 17, 2018

RED STORM IS FIRST-EVER HACKETT MEMORIAL TROT WINNER

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Red Storm, dispatched as the betting favorite based on an impressive elimination win last week and an inside post draw, prevailed in the first-ever $40,000 James K. Hackett Memorial championship for Ohio-sired 3-year-old trotting fillies held at Miami Valley Raceway on Monday (April 16).

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 16, 2018

WALTER WHITE GETS NOD IN TOP MIAMI VALLEY TROT

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Walter White not only stepped back into the Open trotting ranks on Sunday afternoon (April 15) at Miami Valley, but he stepped right to the head of the class.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 16, 2018

NIGHT PRO COPS COLSTON MEMORIAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

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– Miami Valley Raceway presented the $24,000 annual Craig Colston Memorial Open Pace on Saturday (April 14) honoring the memory of one of old Lebanon Raceway’s staunchest supporters.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 16, 2018

HACKETT ELIMS, MARES OPEN PRODUCE TIGHT FINISHES AT MVG

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The photo finish operator at Miami Valley had a busy night on Friday (April 13) as thrilling close finishes were the order of the day, including the three featured events.

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