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3 HHYF participants to compete on Hambo Day

04:12 AM 02 Aug 2018 NZST
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East Rutherford, NJ - The harness racing field has been set for Harness Horse Youth Foundation's "invitational" exhibition to be held Saturday, August 4 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. One representative from each of the three introductory level programs were selected to participate.

From the Goshen Historic Track event:

AJ Wright, Age 14, Hometown: Montpelier, Indiana

From the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono event:

Alivia Smith, Age 12, Hometown: Olyphant, Pennsylvania

From the Gaitway Farm event:

Genna Kerlin, Age 12, Hometown: Allentown, New Jersey

"Each of these young people demonstrated keen interest in harness racing as well as possessing great work ethics and sportsmanship. It is always a pleasure to reward outstanding efforts with the total experience of Hambletonian Day, not to mention the thrill of being on the track" explained Executive Director Ellen Taylor.

The aspiring drivers will be assisted by professionals Corey Callahan, Andrew McCarthy, and Scott Zeron and their horses will be CD's Miss M, I Want Another, and Royal Attire from the HHYF stable.

Post time for the HHYF exhibition will be 11:25AM, just prior to the beginning of the day's star-packed card including the Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks.

Harness Horse Youth Foundation provides young people and their families information and experiences with harness horses in order to foster the next generation of fans and participants. HHYF is a 501 (c)(3) public charity. For more information about the organization, visit www.hhyf.org.

For more information about this release, please contact Ellen Taylor 317.908.0029

From the Harness Horse Youth Foundation

 

 


 

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