Rules & Regulations

P.O. Box 707, 601 Fairgrounds Road
Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050
740-397-0484
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Saturday Harness Racing
Event Sponsor: The Mosaic Financial Group, LLC

Monday Harness Racing
Event Sponsor: Jack Moser Law

Tuesday Harness Racing
Event Sponsor: Jack Moser Law

 

SPEED COMMITTEE
Chairman - Jamie Shipley; Curt Bechtel, Jim Shipley, Dennis Bartley, Todd Carpenter & Bailee Shipley
IN CHARGE OF ENTRIES
Betty Shaw (740) 397-2722
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 25 – August 1, 2015
Night Racing - Post Time 7:00 P.M. EDST
SPEED PROGRAM
HOME TALENT COLT AND FILLY STAKES
SATURDAY NIGHT, JULY 25, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.
Trot – 2 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Trot – 3 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Pace - 2 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Pace - 3 Year Old Filly (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Pace – 2 Year Olds – Survival Series Added $500
Pace – 3 Year Old – Survival Series Added $500
Pace – Free For All $1,000
TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 28, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.
Trot – 2 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Trot – 3 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Pace – 2 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Pace – 3 Year Old Colt (Home Talent Stake) Added $1,143
Trot – 2 Year Olds – Survival Series Added $500
Trot – 3 Year Olds – Survival Series Added $500
Trot – Free For All $1,000
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.