Mercer County Fair is Saturday, July 25, Red Mile, Post Time 2:00 Eastern Time Finals are also at the Red Mile, August 1, Post Time 2:00 Eastern Time Awards Banquet will be held on July 31. For reservations call Gabe Prewitt at KHHA office.
The new eligibilty rules have passed the Racing Commission and LRC.the The new rules read as follows: Eligibility: A horse is eligible to participate in a stake race at a county fair if (1) the horse is a two or three year old that is sired by a stallion that was registered with the Ky. Standardbred Development Fund at the time of conception (2) A two or three year old whose dam was partially or wholly owned by an individual or person domiciled in Kentucky at the time of conception (3) A two or three year old that is owned by an individual or person domiciled in Kentucky. (4) An owner is a current member of the Kentucky Colt Racing Association and (5) All owners, trainers, and drivers must hold a current license with the Commission.
To obtain 3rd party and bike insurance contact Gabe Prewitt at the Kentucky Harness Horsemen's Association.
Just a reminder if you need to reach me regarding racing information my e-mail is Napier24@aol.com and my phone number is 859-619-9384.
This web site is designed for the general public as well as participants to become aware of the sport of Harness Racing at county fairs. We hope to be able to update you as soon as possible to any changes as far as dates, times, rain out events or any other important information. The Kentucky Colt Association, also known as Kentucky Fair Racing, has been in existence for several years and we feel it is one of the best fair circuits in existence. The races begin in May and end in August. There is also a fair finals at the end of the race circuit. There are separate divisions for two and three year old trotters and pacers and separate divisions for fillies and colts at each fair as well as in the finals.
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Although all owners must be members of the Kentucky Colt Association, in order to obtain Race Bike Insurance and 3rd party liability insurance they must become members of the Kentucky Harness Horsemen's Association. Their web site is www.khha.net You can download a membership form or you may call 1-800-729-2026. The cost of this insurance is $35.00 per year.