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Ohio State Racing Commission Directs Tracks To Remain Open For ‘Reasonable Equine Exercise’

The Ohio State Racing Commission’s executive director Bill Crawford issued a directive to the state’s racing executives on Tuesday, addressing the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The directive both extends the cancellation of racing through April 30 and requires tracks which are currently open to remain open. Both horsemen’s organizations and racing permit holders will be […]

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Horsemen At Mahoning Valley Told To Vacate Stables, Dorms By April 7

Horsemen at Mahoning Valley were notified on Monday morning that the racetrack’s barns, racing surface and dormitories must be emptied by April 7 at midnight due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. An internal email circulated to track employees stated the track security will be working until at least that day, and possibly a few days […]

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Quarantine, Shipping Ban Lifted At Mahoning Valley In Ohio

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health gave Mahoning Valley Race Course approval to lift a quarantine in one of its barns and once again permit the shipment of horses into and out of the Youngstown facility. Barn 5 at Mahoning Valley was quarantined on Feb. 14 after an initial serum neutralization test […]

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Dugout Hangs On To Capture Steel Valley Sprint

Richard Ravin, Patricia Hope LLC and Larry Rivelli’s Dugout ($21.80) scored the biggest win of his nine-race career on Monday when he caught the speedy Ohio-bred Dare Day in the stretch and held off an oncoming Manny Wah to take the $250,000 Steel Valley Sprint at Hollywood Casino at Mahoning Valley Racecourse. The six-furlong Steel […]

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Mahoning Valley Winter-Spring Meet Ends; Quinones, Radosevich Top Standings

Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, Ohio, concluded its winter-spring season on Wednesday, April 24, with solid wagering and racing during the 62-day meet. Wagering per race was down 8% to $116,745 per race despite the track experiencing a number of inclement weather days in both January and February. “Field size remained […]

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Mahoning Valley Teams With Mike Manganello To Benefit PDJF

In 1970 Dust Commander won the Kentucky Derby with jockey Mike Manganello on board and on Saturday, Manganello joined Hollywood Gaming, the Mahoning Valley Racecourse jockey colony, and the track’s patrons in an event to support the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. 2019 marked the first year Mahoning Valley Racecourse and the PDJF have partnered to […]

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Equibase GPS Tracking Systems Installed At Mahoning Valley, Penn National

Equibase Company has installed global positioning satellite (GPS) systems at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and has been named the official timer at both tracks, it was announced today. Equibase also has systems in place and is the official timer at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate […]

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Leona’s Reward Threepeats In Ohio’s Bobbie Bricker Memorial

Ohio Thoroughbred racing’s leading lady, Leona’s Reward, simply galloped to an easy seven length victory in the $75,000 Bobbie Bricker Memorial Handicap on a rainy Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1 at Mahoning Valley Race Course. The third time was certainly a charm for the popular 5-year-old daughter of Parents’ Reward as she captured the Bricker Memorial […]

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Steel Valley Sprint Winner Trigger Warning Euthanized Due To Fracture

Trigger Warning, who suffered a condylar fracture in his left front while winning Monday’s Steel Valley Sprint, did not survive the injury, his owner told Horse Racing Nation. Following the race, Jim Thompson said he drove the horse 5 1/2 hours, with trainer Michael Rone, from Mahoning Valley in eastern Ohio to Rood & Riddle […]

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