New England Harness Racing
at Plainridge Park in Plainville, Massachusetts

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P.O. Box 1811, Plainville, MA 02762

Executive Secretary: Lin Sherman (508.824.1074; hhanesec@hhane.com)

EEE Alert  

There is a vaccination available - information posted at Plainridge. For further information visit:  https://www.mass.gov/news/state-public-health-officials-announce-four-confirmed-cases-of-eee-in-horses.

Health officials are warning numerous towns throughout Massachusetts continue to be at risk for a potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus known as ‚ÄčEastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and Rhode Island has begun posting similar alerts. More information can be found on the following websites:  https://www.mass.gov/guides/aerial-mosquito-control-summer-2019, https://www.mass.gov/service-details/eee-eastern-equine-encephalitis, https://www.mass.gov/mosquito-borne-diseases, http://www.mosquitoresults.com/

WEST NILE VIRUS  has been found in Western Massachusetts. Visit these sites for further information: https://www.masslive.com/news/2019/08/mosquitos-in-hadley-test-positive-for-west-nile-virus.html and https://www.mass.gov/service-details/west-nile-virus-wnv

If You're Racing at Plainridge Please Note:

SAFETY VESTS must be work on the track - no exceptions.

STAY WITH YOUR HORSE! The MGC requires the owner, trainer or his or her groom or other authorized representative be present in the testing enclosure when a blood, urine or other specimen is taken from his or her horse and shall remain until the sample tag is attached to the specimen container. Said tag shall be signed by the owner, trainer or their representative as witnesses to the taking of the specimen.

Dr. Lightbown indicated there have been numerous instances of a horse being left unattended. Trainers of record will be imposed a fine if their horse is left unattended while in the testing area.

LEAD SHANKS- A lead shank is to be used at all times when walking a horse on the grounds of Plainridge. No exceptions!

TO ENTER THE GROUNDS, YOU NEED:

  • Negative Coggins dated in 2019
  • Health certificate dated within 30 days  with destination Plainridge Park
  • EHV-1 in 2019
  • Temperature taken on day of race/training prior to entry onto grounds (temperature logs will be handed out to all trainers on the first day of qualifying and racing)
  • Racing Application and Waiver forms (available in Race Office and paddock office)

Paperwork can be faxed to 508.643.9624

HHANE owners, drivers, and trainers racing at Plainridge Park are licensed and governed by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC).For information and forms visit their sites or visit the MGC and Plainridge pages on this site.

Paddock Arrival Times

Lasix Schedule

4 p.m. schedule (Apr-Aug)

2 p.m. schedule (Sept-Oct)

Paddock Judge and Associate HHANE member Gregory (Chip) Brewster reviews data prior to the beginning of the day's races.

Plainridge Race Office
for entries/Clerk of Course: 508.576.4486

Race Office Paul Verette: 508.576.4485

Judge's Office: 508.576.4487
(all scratches/driver changes are due by
10 a.m. ‚Äčon the day following the draw)

2019 Plainridge
Live Racing Calendar

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