News Archive

Sire Stake Updates

Please be advised that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission has postponed the following Sires Stakes and Stallion Series races: June 6–Meadows-3-year-old pacing fillies-Sires Stakes and Stallion Series June...

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HHI Scholarship Deadline delayed to June 1

Due to the many interruptions and limitations that have been caused by the COVID-19 crisis HHI’s Board of Directors has extended the deadline for Jerome Hauck Scholarship applications to June 1, 2020. The application and all additional information must be complete and...

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Locals among Keystone USHWA award winners

Roger Huston, the Communicators Hall of Fame member who ended a 44-year announcing career at The Meadows racetrack last November but continues harness involvement in his native state of Ohio, has been voted the highest honor annually given by the Keystone Chapter of...

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Application Forms for Temporary Retirement Funds

Due to the efforts of the MSOA Board of Directors and staff, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has allowed a temporary change in the MSOA Retirement Plan. Here are the specifics: MSOA Retirement Plan participants under 55 years of age and vested may, for 30 days,...

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Important Notice regarding MSOA Retirement Plan

Due to the efforts of the MSOA Board of Directors and staff, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has allowed a temporary change in the MSOA Retirement Plan. Here are the specifics: MSOA Retirement Plan participants under 55 years of age and vested may, for 30 days,...

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A Message from the Horsemen’s Relief Committee

The members of the committee want to reach out to our membership to keep you updated on our process.  We realize that this COVID-19 shutdown has affected all horsemen differently, and we don't want to assume we know each member's hardships.  We have had many lengthy...

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Webinar: Retirement Info during the pandemic

Please register for the webinar HERE or at the link below. Join us for a webinar on Retirement Plans During the Coronavirus Pandemic When: April 23, at 1pm During this unprecedented time the amount of information you are being provided can be overwhelming. Join DBZ...

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COVID-19 Update: MSOA Board meets

The MSOA held a board meeting today and one of the topics of discussion related to how the MSOA can further assist horsemen. So far, the MSOA has come to an agreement to maintain access to the backstretch and track for a fee and created a two month "vacation" of...

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