Gregg's Blog

Race 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 27, 2016

TRICKY NICK COPS FARWICK MEMORIAL FINAL AT MIAMI VALLEY

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Tricky Nick completed his own Miami Valley Raceway hat trick on Tuesday afternoon when he captured the $25,000 championship of the Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial trotting series—his third consecutive victory since shipping from The Meadows to Miami Valley specifically for this three week long late closer.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 25, 2016

PENN, FASTASY LEAGUE CAPTURE MIAMI VALLEY TROTTING FEATURES

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Penn pinned his sixth defeat in eight 2016 tries on the best trotters at Miami Valley Raceway on Sunday afternoon (April 24), winning the $20,000 Open Trot to increase his seasonal earnings to $63,700.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 25, 2016

OUR DRAGON KING LOWERS OWN MIAMI VALLEY TRACK RECORD

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Our Dragon King (Josh Sutton) lowered his own one week old all-age track record on Saturday (April 23) at Miami Valley Raceway, speeding to a 1:49.3 triumph.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 25, 2016

SAFE FROM TERROR, HACKETT ELIMS IN MIAMI VALLEY SPOTLIGHT

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Despite the fact Safe From Terror had won three of the last five $20,000 Fillies and Mares Open paces at Miami Valley Raceway, all as an odds-on favorite, the faithful thought her assigned No. 9 post position might be insurmountable and dispatched the razor-sharp 4-year-old at odds of 7-2.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | Apr 20, 2016

HONEY B LOWERS ANOTHER TRACK RECORD AT MIAMI VALLEY

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A pair of final preliminary round $12,500 divisions of the Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial Series were contested at Miami Valley Raceway on Tuesday afternoon (April 19).

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