Harness Racing 2018-03-12T11:28:40+00:00

Harness Racing

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 6:00 PM

  • *TROT 3 Year Old Filly
    DOWNSTATE CLASSIC…………….Est. $15,000
  • *TROT 3 Year Old Colt
    DOWNSTATE CLASSIC……………..Est. $15,000
  • *PACE 3 Year Old Filly
    DOWNSTATE CLASSIC…………….Est. $15,000
  • *PACE 3 Year Old Colt
    DOWNSTATE CLASSIC……………Est. $15,000
  •  PACE 2 Year Old-M-WIRA…………………………………………….$TBD
  •  TROT 3 Year Old-M-WIRA……………………………………………$TBD
  •  TROT 2 Year Old-M-WIRA……………………………………………$TBD
  •  PACE 3 Year Old-M-WIRA…………………………………………….$TBD
  • **TROT – IHHA 3 Year Old & Up………………………….Est. $2,600
  •  PACE NW $5,000 LT……………………………………………….EST. $750
  •  TROT-OPEN…………………………………………………………………EST. $750

*DOWNSTATE CLASSIC – In Memory Of Noted Southern-Illinois Horseman: Al Jeffers

**IHHA RACE: For ICF 3 Year Olds & Up, ALL owners, trainers & drivers must be IHHA members. The entry fee will be added to the purse. If the race splits no money will be added. IHHA race subject to availability of funds.

If Downstate Classic and MWIRA races exceed 12 races, overnight races will not be held.

For complete conditions on the Downstate Classic, please refer to the IL Racing & Stakes guide.

Co-Speed Superintendents: Leo Grummel (217) 248-1637 and Mark Walker (217) 248-1778

Rain Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  • DOWNSTATE CLASSIC ENTRY FEE: $200.00
  • M-WIRA ENTRY FEE: $50.00
  • IHHA ENTRY FEE: $50.00
  • OVERNIGHT ENTRY FEE: $20.00
  • MAINTENANCE FEE : $20.00

Entries Contact:

  • Tina Schrock (217)-416-0006 or (217)299-0180
  • Fair Office (217)-942-3094 (race day only)
  • 72-hour entry box – closes at 10 A.M.

HARNESS RACE CONDITIONS

Colors must be worn one (1) hour before race. U.S.T.A. RULES TO GOVERN, unless otherwise specified. Events are controlled by the MIDWESTERN ILLINOIS RACING ASSOCIATION and DOWNSTATE CLASSIC INC.. All overnight events are with starters to be named with Race Secretary’s Office by 10:00 A.M. 72 hours before the race, Entry Fee not added. The Greene County Fair has the right to declare off any event as conditions warrant, reject any entry and place entries in proper classes, if entered incorrectly. All purses estimated and subject to available funding.

If overnights split, 50% will be added and each division will race for equal purse.