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Thedayofthegrey, Niceasakittenseyes Win OTRF Stakes At Mahoning Valley

Jockey Sonny Leon piloted the 1-2 favorite Thedayofthegrey to an easy victory in the $75,000 Joshua Radosevich Memorial over a very sloppy track at Mahoning Valley in Youngstown, Ohio, on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18, the first of two Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund (OTRF) stakes. The son of Twinspired-Sharon’s Way, by Proud Citizen, romped to his […]

Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund Administrator, Former Trainer Greg Veit Passes

Greg Veit, the administrator of the Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund (OTRF), passed away suddenly on Nov. 10, 2021. Greg was born Sept. 28, 1958, and had been immersed in the Thoroughbred industry all his life. He began working for the Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) as OTRF administrator in 2010, after serving as a horse […]

Forewarned Victorious In Best of Ohio Endurance At Mahoning Valley

Forewarned captured the finale, the $100,000 Best of Ohio Endurance, against 11 Ohio-registered 3-year-olds and up rivals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Youngstown, Ohio, stopping the clock in the one and one quarter mile contest in 2:06.73 with Sonny Leon riding. Owned by the Trin-Brook Stables, the 6-year-old son of Flat […]

Altissimo Becomes Millionaire With Victory In Best Of Ohio Sprint At Mahoning Valley

Altissimo became Ohio’s newest millionaire as he captured the Best of Ohio Sprint at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Youngstown, Ohio, taking home first prize in front of ten other contestants in the six-furlong test in 1:11.19, with Erik Barbaran in the saddle. Owned by breeder Nancy Lavrich and Ronald Zielinski, and […]

Candlelight Hours Wins Galbreath Memorial At Mahoning Valley

Candlelight Hours left no doubt she was much the best as she used come-from-behind tactics to capture the $100,000 Best of Ohio John W. Galbreath Memorial for 2-year-old Ohio-registered fillies at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Youngstown, Ohio. The 9-1 winner captured the one and one-sixteenth miles contest in 1:49.75 as she […]

Tantrum Takes Best of Ohio Juvenile Stakes At Mahoning Valley

Tantrum picked up the victory in the Best of Ohio Juvenile Stakes, besting 10 Ohio-registered 2-year-olds rivals in impressive fashion at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Youngstown, Ohio. The freshman son of Speightster-Go Go Tammy, by Tiznow was making his sixth career start en route to his first stakes triumph for Winblaze […]

Ballroom Blitz Victorious In Best Of Ohio Distaff At Mahoning Valley

Mahoning Valley Racecourse in Youngstown, Ohio hosted five $100,000 Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund (OTRF) Best of Ohio stakes on Saturday, Oct. 30, and despite less than ideal weather conditions, these events gave racing fans a delightful afternoon of excitement. Ballroom Blitz captured the first event, the Best of Ohio Distaff for registered Ohio-bred fillies and […]

Dougie D Oro Takes Honey Jay Stakes At Thistledown

Dougie D Oro scored an impressive 1:09.62 victory in the 33rd running of the $100,000 Best of Ohio Honey Jay Stakes for Ohio-registered runners, 3-year-olds and up. The chocolate brown son of Mio d’Oro sprinted from the gate as the 7-2 choice for rider Ricardo Feliciano and trainer-owner Jerry Sparks and used come-from-behind tactics to […]

Magna Man Wins Buckeye Cup at Thistledown

The 72nd running of the Best of Ohio Governor’s Buckeye Cup at JACK Thistledown in North Randall, Ohio, provided racing fans with a real nail-biter as Magna Man captured the 1ΒΌ mile contest in a photo finish for rider Chelsey Keiser. The beautiful black 8-year-old gelding appeared to be beaten coming to the wire by […]

Circus Rings Best In Pay The Man Stakes At Thistledown

JACK Thistledown in North Randall, Ohio, played host to another trio of $100,000 Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund (OTRF) stakes later in the afternoon on a bright and sunny Aug. 14 at the Cleveland one-miler. Circus Rings, a striking, nearly black 6-year-old mare, kept her crown intact by capturing the $100,000 Best of Ohio Pay The […]