Rules & Regulations

P.O. Box 707, 601 Fairgrounds Road
Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050
740-397-0484
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SPEED COMMITTEE

Chairman – Erik Hall; Bailee Shipley, Curt Bechtel, Jim Shipley, Todd Carpenter & Scott Lahmon

IN CHARGE OF ENTRIES

Debbie Rush

SPEED OFFICE PHONE 397-4077 (DURING FAIR WEEK)

Debbie Rush - CLERK

RACE ANNOUNCER

Chris Patterson

STARTER GATE

Mike Woebkenberg, Starting gate services

PHOTO FINISH

Gretchen Linscott

PARA-MUTUAL BETTING

Racing Technologies, Inc. Cardington, Ohio 43315

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Krueger

PRESIDING JUDGE

Rod Newhart

KNOX COUNTY FAIR

Mount Vernon, Ohio

July 22-29, 2017

Night Racing - Post Time 7:00 P.M. EDST

Day Racing – Post Time 1:00 P.M. EDST

SPEED PROGRAM

HOME TALENT COLT AND FILLY STAKES

SATURDAY NIGHT, JULY 22, 2017 AT 7:00 P.M.

Pace – Non-Winners of $5,000.00 in 2017............................................................................................... $1,000.00

Trot – Non-Winners of $5,000.00 in 2017................................................................................................ $1,000.00

Trot – Maiden – Non-Winners of $3,000.00 Lifetime................................................................................. $1,000.00

Pace – Maiden – Non-Winners of $3,000.00 Lifetime................................................................................ $1000.00

Pace - 3 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................... Added $3000.00

Trot - 3 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................... Added $3000.00

MONDAY NIGHT, JULY 24, 2017 AT 7:00P.M.

Trot - 3 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake).................................................................................... Added $3000.00

Pace - 2 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................... Added $3000.00

Pace - 2 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................... Added $3000.00

Trot – Free For All...................................................................................................................................... $1000.00

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 25, 2017 AT 1:00 P.M.

Pace – 3 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................ Added $3000.00

Trot – 2 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake)................................................................................ Added $3000.00

Trot – 2 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake).................................................. ……… …………..Added $3000.00

Pace – Free For All..................................................................................................................................... $1000.00

CONDITIONS

Home Talent Stakes governed by Rules of the Home Talent Colt Stakes Association and Fair Tax Fund Law.

All class races are overnight events, the entries to which close at 11:00 A.M., 3 days preceding day of race,

when declarations to start must be made. Entry fee $30. No deductions. Two heats only.

Purse divided into two equal parts, nothing set aside for race winner, and divided each heat:

45 - 25 - 15 - 10 - 5 percent. Phone entries will be taken if past performance is given at that time.

Five to enter and four to start. Races conducted under the Rules of the U.S.T.A. and O.S.R.C.

With exception, if in any race more entries are received than we are able to score in two tiers, we reserve

the right to race single dashes for half the purse. Right reserved to reject any entry, to declare off or

re-arrange program as conditions may require.

NO LASIX TO BE GIVEN THIS YEAR.

NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, ETC.

ALL HORSE VEHICLES MUST BE PARKED EAST OF THE HORSE BARNS. ANY VEHICLES

PARKED AROUND BARNS WILL BE TOWED.

FREE GRANDSTAND

One groom per horse, plus the driver of the Truck/Trailer hauling the horses, admitted Free the day of the race.

Stop Watch Awarded to the Driver Breaking the Track Record

TRACK RECORDS

PACE – 1:57 – MR I AM (2012)
TROT – 1:59.4 – MEADOW NILE (1988), SAMSAWINNER (2009), VICTORY IS COMING (2010)
AND RITZ TRACKER (2010)
CHARTED LINES     PHOTO FINISH       PARA-MUTUAL WAGERING.

HTCS MEMBERSHIP CARDS HONORED AT GATE ON RACING DAY ONLY.