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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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NOTICE: Leaving grounds day-of-race

Kevin Decker, Director of Racing at The Meadows, has issued the following notice to horsemen: Horses stabled on the grounds may not leave the grounds on the day they are programmed to race. Trainers violating this policy may have racing and/or stall privileges...

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MSOA Scholarship Applications now being accepted

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is now accepting applications for its 2018 Collegiate Scholarship program. Applicants must be a son or daughter of an owner, trainer, driver or groom who has participated in harness racing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...

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Membership Renewal Reminder

The MSOA reminds everyone that membership renewal is due by March 31, 2018 in order to maintain group benefits. This includes: Driver / Trainers Health Insurance Grooms Health Insurance Sulky Insurance Third Party Liability Insurance Fire and Disaster Insurance Be...

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NOTICE: Return to 45-day rule

Please be advised: Effective Saturday March 31, we will return to the old standard of 45 days and current qualifying standard. Effective April 11th the qualifying standard will be 2:01 Pacers and 2:03 Trotters. 3YO allowed 2...

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