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Introductory benefits for new KY association members

October 05, 2020

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The Kentucky Harness Association (“KHA”) is pleased to announce several exciting introductory benefits to serve its members.  Working closely with the team at the newly opened Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel located in Oak Grove, Kentucky, the KHA is able to provide exciting introductory benefits to our members racing in the upcoming fall meet that begins on October 14.  Introductory member benefits include:
  • Race Sulky Accident Insurance
  • Free Pre-Race Veterinarian Inspections
  • Awards for leading Trainer, Driver and Owner (with KY bonus)
Race Sulky Accident Insurance
Coverage for members with registered sulkies that are involved in an on-track accident (specific details will be provided prior to meet opening).
Free Pre-Race Veterinarian Inspections (2020 Race Season)
Under the new Kentucky Horse Racing Commission regulations, all horses are required to undergo a veterinarian examination as a condition of entry.  Working in conjunction with the race meet team at Oak Grove, the KHA has been able to secure an arrangement for participating horsemen with a local veterinarian that will be present at the track.  The introductory service rate of $5.00 has been negotiated for all horsemen.  For 2020, the KHA will pay for all such inspections for its members. Further details can be obtained at the Oak Grove race office. (Proof of Membership Required).
Awards for leading Trainer, Driver and Owner (with KY bonus)
The fall meet leading trainer, driver and owner based on wins (total earnings serving as tie-breaker), will receive the following:
  • $1,000 winning bonus (an additional $500 if KY resident)
  • 1 Free Night Stay at the Oak Grove Racing and Gaming Hotel (weekday in 2021)
  • $150 Gaming Voucher
  • $100 Garrison Oak Steakhouse Gift Card
“An active membership base is critical to a successful harness racing circuit in Kentucky.  Our members are a priority for the KHA.  Our goal to is to promote, support and facilitate growth in the harness industry in Kentucky through our members and industry colleagues.  We are working on many other benefits to support the efforts of our members.” says Bob Brady, President of the KHA
FFI:      Bob Brady
            President, Kentucky Harness Association
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