Meeting Minutes September 5, 2018

The meeting was called to order by president, Scott Woogen at 7:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Those present by phone were: Scott Woogen, Greg Trotto, Amanda Jackson, Betsy Brown, Charles Robbins, Terry Kibler, Anne McDonald, Debbie Warnick, Dee Lineweaver and Dave Segal of Trackmaster

MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the previous Board of Directors meeting held on July 26, 2018 were approved as written.

TREASURER’S REPORT: The treasurer’s report as of August 30, 2018 was reviewed and approved as written.


Item 1. Race meet items

The purse amounts will be $50,000 per day for overnight races for a total of $500,000.00 for the meet. Purse monies for the Breeder’s prep/elimination races and the finals will be in addition to this money.

Item 2. General Meeting

As previously decided, the general meeting will be held on September 22nd in the Lilly Building following the race meet. There have been no more nominations for the seats on the Board that are open for election. Nominations will be taken at the meeting. Debbie will prepare ballots that will be distributed at the meeting.


Item 1. Trackmaster rating system

Dave Segal of Trackmaster gave a very detailed and thorough presentation on how the Trackmaster system works. He answered several questions from the group. After he disconnected from the call, there was discussion about using the system. It was agreed that we would look at possibly using this for a few select races a few weeks into the meet.

As there was no further business to be discussed, Scott Woogen adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Debbie Warnick

Executive Director

Contact VHHA:

c/o Debbie Warnick
P.O. Box 1603
Saluda Virginia 23149

Phone: 443-463-0917

E-mail Address: info@vhha.net

Fax: 804-655-6161

VHHA Payment Schedule

Membership Due

January 2020 $30.00

Stallion Registration Due

January 1, 2020 $100.00

Nominations Due

March 15, 2020 for 2&3 Year olds


Sustaining Payments due

May 15, 2020 for 2&3 Year olds


Yearlings of 2019 due

May 15, 2020 $25.00


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