Racing in 2016

Harness racing in 2016 will be conducted in the newly renovated track located at the Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock, Virginia. The new track and racing surface is being developed by the Coon’s brothers in conjunction with the VEA and the VHHA and will be able to accommodate eight horses. The VHHA hopes to more Read More

Virginia horsemen to meet Nov. 15

The annual general meeting of the Virginia Harness Horse Association will be held on Nov. 15, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Shenandoah County Fair Grounds in Woodst0ck, Virginia. All members are invited to come out and meet the new board of directors.

Virginia-Bred horses compete in prep races at Oak Ridge

Arrington, VA — Blueridge Pushy and Riggy, respective 2-year-old Virginia-bred champions last year in the filly and colt pacing divisions, captured their 3-year-old $5,000 prep races Saturday (Oct. 10) at the Oak Ridge Estate as harness racing returned to the scenic venue for the first time since 2001. Herman Hagerman’s Blueridge Pushy beat four other fillies in her race, the first Read More

Oak Ridge prepares for first draw

Arrington, VA — Pari-mutuel harness racing will return to the Oak Ridge Estate this week for the first time since 2001 as the Virginia Equine Alliance presents a two week meet in beautiful Nelson County. We are getting ready to draw at Oak Ridge. Qualifiers will be drawn Tuesday (Oct. 6) for Wednesday (Oct. 7). The Read More

Pari-mutuel harness racing returns to Virginia Oct. 10

Arrington, VA — Pari-mutuel harness racing will return to the Oak Ridge Estate next week for the first time since 2001 as the Virginia Equine Alliance presents a two week meet in beautiful Nelson County. Pacers and trotters can begin shipping onto the grounds Monday (Oct. 5) in preparation for opening weekend, which kicks off Read More

Virginia Equine Alliance to provide driver and liability insurance

The Virginia Equine Alliance has announced that driver and liability insurance will be provided for horsemen racing at Oak Ridge Estate for the meet scheduled in October. For more information, call Racing Secretary Craig Andow at 551.204.1796.   — Craig Andow