Annual General Meeting

The Virginia Harness Horse Association will be holding the annual general meeting at Shenandoah Downs, in Woodstock, VA on Saturday, October 1st following the races. There is one (1) vacant position on the Board of Directors, anyone interested in filling this position please contact Iain Wollnough at 757-876-3374 or by email at info@vhha.net. Also there Read More

Virginia Racing Commission Approves Inaugural Shenandoah Downs Season At Its Thursday Meeting

(Richmond, VA—8/18/16) —- The Virginia Racing Commission gave unanimous approval at its Thursday (August 18) meeting to bring pari-mutuel harness racing back to the Commonwealth this fall at Shenandoah Downs. The limited license request was submitted by the Virginia Downs Foundation. The Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) will provide race office personnel and conduct the races, and the Virginia Harness Horsemen’s Association Read More

United Tote To Provide Wagering Services For Upcoming Harness Season at Shenandoah Downs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vic Harrison, Senior Director of Sales, United Tote #502-394-1165 United Tote Company Announces New Tote Service Agreement with Virginia Equine Alliance at Shenandoah Downs  LOUISVILLE, KY. (August 8, 2016) – United Tote, a leading worldwide supplier of pari-mutuel totalisator operations, systems and financial services, announced today that it has entered into Read More

WELCOME STANDARDBRED HORSEMEN

THE VIRGINIA HARNESS HORSE ASSOCIATION WOULD LIKE TO INVITE ALL STANDARDBRED HORSEMEN TO ATTEND THE INAUGURAL RACE MEET AT THE NEWLY RENOVATED SHENANDOAH DOWNS, (FORMALY KNOWN AS WOODSTOCK) IN NORTH WESTERN VIRGINIA. THE TRACK AND GROUNDS HAVE BEEN COMPLETELY RENOVATED: ½ MILE TRACK WIDENED TO ACCOMADATE 8 HORSES TURNS BANKED STABLES FOR MORE THAN 100 Read More

Hotels Near Shenandoah Downs

Comfort Inn 1011 Motel Dr. Woodstock, VA 540-459-7600 Free Breakfast & WiFi – Mention “Harness Race Rate” (15%) Hampton Inn 1150 Motel Dr Woodstock VA 540-459-7111 Free Breakfast & WiFi Holiday Inn 1130 Motel Dr. Woodstock, VA 540-459-5000 Free Breakfast & WiFi Econo Lodge 1290 S Main St Woodstock, VA 540-459-4086 Free Breakfast & WiFi Read More