Harness Racing2019-05-10T11:16:34-05:00

Harness Racing

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – Post Time 5:00 PM

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – Post Time 12:00 PM (Pending if needed)

  • *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
  •  PACE NW $5,000 LT……………………………………………….EST. $750
  •  TROT-OPEN…………………………………………………………………EST. $750

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

All races will be drawn on Saturday, June 15th. Depending on the number of races, the Midwest and overnight races may be held on Wednesday, Jun 19th.

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 19, 2019

  • DOWNSTATE CLASSIC ENTRY FEE: $200.00
  • M-WIRA 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 the 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 are estimated and subject to available funding.

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