Ohio, the Heartland of Harness Racing!


Welcome to Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association

Attention Ohio Horsemen: Economic Impact Study
An Economic Study is being conducted on Ohio's racing industry be completed in partnership with the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association. Horsemen racing in Ohio can complete the survey online. The survey will take 20-30 minutes to complete. Your participation is important for an accurate result. Please take the time to complete survey. All surveys must be completed by April 15th! Thank you.

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Conrad Photo

Conrad Photo


OHHA sends our condolences to friends and family of Barry Langley & Kirk Sparks.


Obituary Page

Series Standings

Will be available when season starts-

Buckeye Stallion Series

Ohio Ladies Pace Standings
Ohio Fair Racing Conference

Ohio Fair Championship

Ohio Sires Stakes


Points are subject to change pending any changes in official placings by Ohio State Racing Commission Judges.

Latest News


  • Ohio Harness Racing Accepting Applications for Harness Racing Ambassadors. Click Here for more information.
  • Click Here to see more 2019 OHHA Awards Banquet Photos.
  • The Spring issue of The Buckeye Harness has been sent to print. Click Here to see the digital copy.
  • Harness Horsemen International is now accepting applications for the 31st annual Jerome L. Hauck Scholarship- Click Here
  • Steve McCoy Receives USTA President's Award
  • The February issue of OHHA News- Click Here for the digital copy.
  • OHHA President Steve Bateson shares Ohio Harness Racing on the radio with 93.1 The Fan. Click Here to listen.
  • Tax Preparation Benefits to OHHA Members through H&R Block. Click Here.
  • The OHHA Annual Awards Banquet is now in the books. Click Here to read more and see photos.
  • The 2019 Ohio Stallion and Membership Directory has been sent to membership. Click Here to view online.

Upcoming Dates

Ohio State Racing Commission Meeting
March 27
   Riffe Center
   77 S. High Street
   Columbus, OH 43215


OHHA 2nd Quarter Board Meeting

April 18
(Note date has changed from April 25)
OHHA Office

2237 Sonora Dr
Grove City, OH 43123

RSVP by calling the OHHA office at 614-221-3650

Attention Horsemen


Negative Coggins Test: A horse’s Coggins must be valid at the time of entry in Ohio racetracks and fairs.  Check your Coggins test expiration date.  If your Coggins is valid at the time of entry and expires at the time of racing the horse will be scratched if you do not provide the valid Coggins negative test result to the race office prior to the race date.  In addition to the scratch, the trainer will be subjected to a minimum $200 OSRC fine for a rule violation under 3769-15-30!  Please make sure all horse’s Coggins Tests are up-to-date upon entry and will remain so through race day!


Under Rule 4 there is no allowance on time for two-year-olds. The OSS qualifying times are as listed under Rule 4, “Requirements to Start”. For added information check the official OSS Conditions

listed here-


Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association

2237 Sonora Dr. | Grove City, OH 43123 | 614-221-3650 | www.ohha.com

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