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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tioga Downs 2016 racing application available

by James Witherite, Tioga Downs racing media

Nichols, N.Y. -- Horsemen are advised that the racing application for the 2016 Tioga Downs harness racing meet is now available at

Applications are due to Director of Racing Jason Bluhm no later than March 15, and the barn area will open April 1.  Horsemen are reminded of the new Stabling Incentive Program, which entitles owners and trainers of horses stabled on-track or at a local training facility approved by the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen's Association to purse bonuses (owners to receive a 15% bonus; trainers 5%) effective with a given horse's fourth seasonal start at Tioga.