News Archive

Legislative Alert from the MSOA

MSOA Members, Please read the USTA news item regarding House Resolution 2651 and then write AND call your US Representative and Senator (their names and contact info is attainable on the link listed) to vigorously oppose this measure. As you will see, national...

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Wiener Dog Races, Fireworks set for Friday

Friday, May 25, the kickoff of Memorial Day/Food Truck Festival Weekend, will be a special night at The Meadows. In addition to the 11 race card, there will be wiener dog races between harness races, along with DJ AJ Fresh, and a fireworks display at the conclusion of...

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Billings Series seeks young drivers

CKG Billings Harness Driving Association seeks young drivers.  If you are 25 years old or younger, have under 50 pari-mutual wins, and have not taken professional compensation, you can join the Billings for $100 and pay no race entry fees except for the travel series...

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HTA invites nominations for Harold Snyder Scholarships

David Snyder, President of International Sound Corporation, and Harness Tracks of America, are pleased to announce the renewal of the Harold Snyder Memorial Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. The annual program offers $15,000 in scholarships for...

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Coast Guard names cutter for war hero Richard Snyder

by Evan Pattak Before he was a highly respected trainer/driver on the Pennsylvania/Ohio circuit, before he became the patriarch of one of harness racing’s most successful families, the late Richard Snyder was a World War II hero with the United States Coast Guard. To...

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NOTICE: Sire Stake payments due May 15

The State Horse Racing Commission’s Bureau of Standardbred Horse Racing today reminded Standardbred horse owners that 2018 Sire Stakes payments for two-year-old and three-year-old horses are due by May 15. Second payments due for two-year-old horses are $400 for the...

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