REPRESENTING KENTUCKY HARNESS HORSEMEN SINCE 1973
Kentucky Harness Horsemen's Association
The Kentucky Harness Horsemen's Association (KHHA) is a non-profit organization serving Standardbred horse owners, breeders, trainers, drivers, and fans who participate in the sport of harness racing in the Bluegrass state. We have representatives at Oak Grove Racing & Gaming, Red Mile, and the fair racing circuit.
Ballard County (LaCenter) June 6
Purchase District (Mayfield)
June 15 - 1:00 CST
Mayfield-Graves Co. Fairgrounds June 22 - 1:00 CST
Marion County (Lebanon) June 30
Washington County (Lebanon) July 11 - 2:00 EST
Woodford County (Lebanon) July 18 - 2:00 EST
Mercer County (Red Mile)
Finals (Red Mile)
August 2 - September 22
Sunday-Tuesday 1 p.m.
October 2nd - 11th
Friday - Sunday 1 p.m.
Regular Meet: July 19th - Sept. 16th 2018 (Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday)
Grand Circuit Meet: Sept. 27th - Oct. 7th 2018 (Thursday - Sunday)
October 14th - November 11th
JOIN the KHHA!
KHHA provides membership opportunities to all trainers, drivers, owners, breeders, and fans that have a stake in the harness racing industry in Kentucky. Annual membership is $50 and expires on February 28th each year.
KHHA Membership Benefits include:
Race bike coverage up to $2,000 provided programmed trainer, owner(s), and driver are all current members. Coverage applies to actual race horse is competing and pre-race warm-ups. Paid out over $25,000 in recent years to KHHA members.
3rd party liability insurance from H.H.I. that provides coverage against damages that your horse may cause to some other person or person’s property. Must occur at a pari-mutuel racetrack, county fair racetrack, or approved training center which must be listed on your membership. This insurance costs the KHHA $37 per member, yet is provided to each member along with other benefits at the annual membership fee of $50. 3rd party liability insurance has paid out over $15,000 in Kentucky claims the last several years.
Representation for members at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, National Insurance Conferences, USTA District Meetings, and County Fair Meetings.
Tracking of legislation and regulatory changes that impact harness racing in Kentucky.
Negotiates contracts for horsemen at harness racetracks.
Annual banquet to recognize accomplishments of Kentucky horsemen.
One of a kind owner’s bonus program for those members eligible that participate in overnight racing at The Red Mile.
Operates three of the eight county fair harness racing programs in Kentucky.