News Archive

MSOA bus wrap debuts in Washington County

The first of the MSOA's bus wraps has made its debut on the roads of Washington County. The wrap is part of a major marketing campaign by the MSOA after receiving a $150,000 grant from the State Horse Racing Commission. For the full story on the SHRC grant, CLICK...

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Qualifier Notice

The Meadows Race Office notifies horsemen that because we are scheduled to race on Thursday, June 1, qualifiers for that week will be moved to Friday, June 2. The June 2 qualifiers will begin at 10:30AM.  Qualifiers will then be held at 10:30AM until November...

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Adios-eligible Huntsville wins season debut at Meadows

Washington, PA --- If there were any doubts that freshman champion Huntsville would come out smoking for his 3-year-old debut, he quickly dispelled them in Saturday’s (May 6) $151,280 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes at The Meadows when he roared to victory by an eye-popping...

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John Brocklehurst passes at 81

John P. Brocklehurst, 81, a second-generation horseman in a family whose reach in harness racing now extends to a fourth generation, passed away during the morning of Saturday, April 22. John was a longtime horseman who retired from driving in 1993 and from training...

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MSOA receives grant, will launch marketing campaign

The Meadows Standardbred Owners’ Association has received a $150,000 grant from the State Horse Racing Commission for the marketing of racing in the region. The MSOA is one of six horsemen's and breeders’ associations in the Pennsylvania Equine Coalition to receive a...

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Qualifying standards update – effective 4/23/17

The Meadows Race Office advises horsemen of a change in the qualifying standards for OVERNIGHTS only. Effective April 23, 2017: 4YO & Up Pacer:  2:00 4YO & Up Trotters:  2:02 3YO allowed 2 seconds 2YO allowed 4 seconds Please note that Qualifying races will be...

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Applications available for MSOA Scholarships

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for its 2017-2018 Collegiate Scholarship Program. The MSOA Scholarship Program, which began in 2008, continues to grow.  Thanks to generous donations from many...

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PA Sire Stake payments due May 15

The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission today reminded Standardbred horse owners that 2017 Sire Stakes payments for 2-year-old and 3-year-old horses are due by May 15, 2017.  Second payments that are due for 2-year-old horses are $400 for the Pari-mutuel Division...

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