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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, 2018

NOBLE, ATER WIN MIAMI VALLEY MEET HONORS

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Miami Valley Raceway ended its 87-card 2018 meet on Monday (May 7) with higher average daily handle for the fifth consecutive year and the highest purse distribution (over $14 million) in its brief history.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 09, 2018

MIAMI VALLEY GRAND CIRCUIT WINNERS SET NATIONAL SEASON'S MARKS

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Miami Valley Raceway brought the curtain down on its fifth and most successful season on Monday (May 7). The highlights of the final card of 2018 were a pair of Grand Circuit events that both established national season’s marks over a five-eighths mile track.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 07, 2018

MY HERO RON FINISHES HIS MIAMI VALLEY MEET IN STYLE

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My Hero Ron completed a highly successful 2018 meet at Miami Valley Raceway with a 1:51 score in the final Saturday night feature, the $24,000 Open I Pace.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 05, 2018

ROSEMARY ROSE ADDS NAME TO LIST OF MIAMI VALLEY MARES OPEN WINNERS

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Rosemary Rose (Chris Page) captured the final Friday night Fillies and Mares Open Pace feature of the 2018 meet. The 4-year-old daughter of Foreclosure N won a come-from-behind thriller over Truth And Liberty (Aaron Merriman) and American Girl (Ronnie Wrenn Jr.) in 1:51.2.

Posted by Gregg Keidel | May 02, 2018

MIAMI VALLEY TO HOST BEST MARES IN NORTH AMERICA ON CLOSING WEEKEND

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Eighteen of the finest older trotting and pacing mares in North America will descend on Miami Valley Raceway Monday afternoon (May 7). They will compete in a pair of Grand Circuit races that will highlight Closing Day of the highly successful 87 program 2018 meet, during which over $14 million was distributed in purses.

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