There will be a PAFHHA meeting this Sunday (Oct 30th) at 2pm at the Indiana Fairgrounds. All are encouraged to attend!
2016 Final Point Standings
The 2016 PA fair guide is available
2016 Racing dates announced
(2016 fair guide will be posted as soon as it becomes available)
Quaker State Stakes
2016 nomination form–first payment due March 15th!
Stakes Payment Deadlines Approaching
The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission reminds owners that 2016 Sire Stakes payments for two-year-old and three-year-olds are due by March 15.
The first payments due for two-year-olds are $150 for the Pari-mutuel Division and $25 for the Fair Division. This payment must be made for the horse to qualify for future opportunities in the PA Sire Stakes. See the form for more details.
The final payment of $500 for the Pari-mutual Division for three-year-olds is also due by March 15.
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Save the date!
The USTA district 7 meeting will be held Sat. Jan 23, 2016 at the Bedford Springs Omni Hotel & Resort in Bedford, PA.
Join your fellow District 7 members at the Bedford Springs Omni Hotel & Resort starting at 3:00 p.m. for the USTA Annual District 7 Membership Meeting, Cocktails/Cash Bar, Banquet and Fair Awards.
Visit this link for the reservation request form – reservations are due by December 31st!
Longtime friend of the fair circuit passes
2015 Final Stakes Standings
Congratulations to all horses and their connections!
2015 Final point standings
Sire Stakes, Stallion Series, and Fair Stakes
Final 2yo & 3yo fair point standings are posted, through Bloomsburg.
Fair Photos 2015
Special thanks also go out to Seth Dowling who has offered to share his action packed shots of fair racing from this season. They are viewable under the PHOTOS tab of the homepage, then click the google plus link. Contact info is firstname.lastname@example.org for anyone wishing to order a reprint. Thanks Seth!!
Special thanks to Kris Hott who offered to share the exciting photos she captured of this year’s Bedford fair. Click on the PHOTOS tab of our homepage, then the google drives link to see the action! She can do reprints and photos on canvas or metal. Contact info is Kris Hott, email@example.com or www.myneckofthewoods.net, 814-414-1858 for anyone wishing to order reprints of their horse. Thanks Kris!!
PA Fair Final Qualifying Standards
per the Meadows race office:
- Standards for the upcoming fair finals: Good line (No Breaks- no work outs)
- 2 yo Trot 2:06, 2 yo Pace 2;04, 3 yo Trot 2:04, and 3 yo Pace 2:02
- 1 sec. allowed for 1/2 half mile track and track allowances listed apply; clean line 30 days from race date to entry date.
- 8 starters for 2 yo finals and 9 starters for 3 yo finals.
- There will be few overnight races that day as well.
Stoneboro Fair race link-Sept 6 3yo’s
Hughesville Fair race link
Butler Fair 2yo race link
2015 Quakers Eligibility List
There will be a fair harness horseman’s meeting at the Indiana Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 31 at 1:30pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend!
2015 Fair Guide is now available
Corrections to the fair guide:
- page 7–To Start section: Quakers must show the satisfactory charted line for 2015, not 2014
- page 10–the 3yo Bloomsburg event should read Sun Jun 21, not Fri
- page 14-15 BEDFORD–there is a race day discrepancy between the online .pdf and the printed booklets. 3YO’s will race Monday night, 5pm. 2YO’s will race Tuesday morning, 11am.
- page 15 — Contact 814-765-2981 (office-fair week only) or 814-768-7568 (computer line). There is no charge for stalls in Clearfield
*Don’t forget: You can enter your horses online for all of the 2015 PA Fair events, using the USTA’s online entry system!!
2015 Fair Race Dates
Fair Dates 2015
HAMMER reaches career win 4000!
click the link to read the USTA story:
Publicity Office, Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association
PENNSYLVANIA Sire Stakes Payments Due March 15
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission today reminded Standardbred horse owners that 2015 Sire Stakes payments for 2-year-old and 3-year-old horses are due by March 15.
First payments due for 2-year-old horses are $150 for the Pari-mutuel Division and $25 for the Fair Division. The final payment of $500 is due for the Pari-mutuel Division for 3-year-olds.
2015 QUAKER STAKE ELIGIBILITY
CLICK THE LINK BELOW to retrieve the pdf form detailing the 2015 Quaker State circuit details.
Please note: the nominating fee is $50. Entries close March 15, 2015!
Final Fair Point Standings
DAYTON 8/13 RAIN OUT INFO
PLEASE indicate the horse’s name, your name & address, send social security info for 1099, and mail entry fees to:
PO Box 271
Dayton, PA 16222
Greene Co Fair/WAYNESBURG post time change
Post time for Waynesburg is changed to 10 am for both Thursday and Friday cards!
BEDFORD FAIR 2014 REPLAY LINKS
July 21 2yo
July 22 3yo
2014 FAIR GUIDE
The final version of the 2014 fair guide is now available.
Please note the following corrections to the guide:
PAGE 7 / Quakers == Under Weather and Track, it should read: Until the starting fee of $50 is paid NOT $25.
2014 QUAKER ELIGIBLES UPDATES
Please see the links below for information on 2yo and 3yo eligibility, and purses.
3 YO Eligibles : Trot and Pace
2 YO Eligibles: TROT
2 YO Eligibles: PACE
Just a reminder: $50 entry fee this year for the Quakers.
Note to all trainers: Don’t forget to sign up for the USTA’s online entry system…the quick and efficient way to enter all your horses for the upcoming fair season!
USTA ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM
Click the link below to view the infomercial and online tutorial:
Here is a direct link to the “sign in” page for online entry”
For Printable instructions, please see the pdf below.
Press Release: Online Entry PR
2014 FAIR SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)
CLICK THE LINK BELOW to view the current fair schedule.
Updates and changes will be posted as received.
Please note: the format is as follows: draw day, date and time. race day, date, age & classification, and start time are all listed.
Dayton 2-day (first meet) is to be drawn 6/12, entries due by 10AM. The race time for the first Dayton meet (6/14) is 3pm for 2YO.
2014 QUAKER STAKE ELIGIBILITY
Please note: the nominating fee has changed to $50. Entries close March 15, 2014!
FINAL 2013 POINT STANDINGS
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW for the final 2013 PASS point standings
WATTSBURG NAMED BLUE RIBBON FAIR BY USTA
The Erie County Fair in Wattsburg has been named a “Blue Ribbon” Fair Award Winner for 2013 by the United States Trotting Association.
Read the full story HERE.
The Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association congratulates Cheryl Bender at everyone at Wattsburg!
BEDFORD RAINOUT INFORMATION
Due to the Tuesday rainout at Bedford, horsemen must send their entry fee and tax information to:
PO BOX 244
BEDFORD, PA 15222
Checks cannot be processed until the information is received.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING FAIR GUIDE CHANGES/CORRECTIONS/NOTES:
- BEDFORD: Reminder, as in book, that NO STALLS will be available; RACING from TRAILERS!
- CLEARFIELD: 814 765 2981, listed as “cell,” is the computer phone line, and may be hard to get through on. Draw days are SATURDAY, JULY 27 and SUNDAY, JULY 28.
- WAYNESBURG: Racing is at 10 A.M. BOTH DAYS!
- INDIANA: 2YOs will be racing on TUESDAY, and 3YOs on WEDNESDAY; reversing what is listed in book, so 2YOs may race at Stoneboro.
- BLOOMSBURG: Note format change, which is listed in book: ALL EIGHT Bloomsburg Stakes Friday at 2 p.m.; Sire Stakes Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
QUAKER ELIGIBLES RELEASED
The 2013 final list of Quaker Stake eligibles is now available following the May 15 sustaining payment. CLICK HERE for the list.
2013 FAIR GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE
The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission has released the 2013 Fair Guide.
CLICK HERE to download.
HEALTH FORM INFORMATION
The Pennsylvania Association of County Fairs has released important information for those racing on the circuit in 2013.
CLICK HERE to read.
TIME TO RENEW MEMBERSHIP
The Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association needs your support! Click below to download a membership application.
The cost for 2013 remains just $20.
WATCH VIDEO FROM FAIRS
The 2012 Fair Racing Season has been completed. Watch the races on our YouTube page by CLICKING HERE.
RACE BIKE INSURANCE AVAILABLE THROUGH PHHA
The Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association (PAFHHA) announces that race bike insurance will be provided at the fairs to all members of the organization that are also members of the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association (PHHA).
The fair horsemen would like to thank the PHHA for their support of fair racing through this program, and encourage all horsemen to join both organizations if you are considering sending a horse to the fair circuit this season.
For more information on the Dair Horsemen’s Association, visit www.pafairharness.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The PHHA website is located at www.pahha.com.
SPECIAL NOTICE… Please note that the membership application on this site is for the PA FAIR HARNESS HORSEMEN’S ASSOCIATION ONLY. It is not to be used for applications made tot he PHHA which is the horsemen’s organization that has offices at Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs and Harrah’s Philadelphia.