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GreggRace 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 | Mar 25, 2017

JERSEYLICIOUS, TETRICK SHINE AT MIAMI VALLEY

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

LEBANON, OH. – Jerseylicious avenged a narrow defeat last week by capturing the $22,000 Mares Open at Miami Valley on Friday night (March 24).

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Mar 22, 2017

PINE DREAM REPEATS IN MIAMI VALLEY TOP TROT

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LEBANON, OH. – Pine Dream proved last week’s upset victory in Miami Valley’s Open Trot was no fluke, returning to the winner’s circle for the second straight week following the Tuesday (March 21) matinee $22,000 feature.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Mar 21, 2017

SHOWDOWN LOOMS IN PAVER SERIES AT MIAMI VALLEY

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Can’t Fire Me (Trace Tetrick) and Lets Go Bucks (Dan Noble) both completed sweeps of the two preliminary legs of the Ray Paver Sr. Memorial Series on Monday afternoon (March 20) at Miami Valley Raceway.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Mar 21, 2017

RED OWENS MEMORIAL SERIES UNDERWAY AT MIAMI VALLEY

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LEBANON, OH. – A pair of first leg divisions of the George ‘Red’ Owens Memorial Series highlighted the Sunday (March 19) afternoon matinee at Miami Valley Raceway. Melodies That Rock (Trace Tetrick) and Lyons Moonlight (Dan Noble) emerged victorious in the event restricted to fillies and mares that are non-winners of two pari-mutuel races or $15,000 lifetime.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Mar 21, 2017

SOSSY'S KING KONG CRUSHES IN WILLIAMS MEMORIAL FINAL

Tags: MIAMI VALLEY RACEWAY

LEBANON, OH. – Sossy’s King Kong was gorilla-like in the $22,500 championship final of the George Williams Memorial Series on Saturday night (March 18) at Miami Valley Raceway.

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