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Putting on a Race Program at Your Fair

Program Covers

Using Adobe Acrobat, you can personalize our stock program covers with your fair information - just type your fair information in the blue boxes, save and print or email to your printer!

Program Fillers

Do you have short fields where your past performances only take up half of the page? Below are some program fillers/stock ads and instructions on how to insert them onto your past performance pages.

  • How to insert program filler ads

    • Adobe Acrobat Standard (PDF)
    • Adobe Acrobat Pro (PDF)
  • Quarter Page Fillers

    • Vertical - Generic Fairs PDF JPEG
      Vertical - Hoof Beats Magazine JPEG
      Vertical - New Vocations Racehorse Adoption
         Option A PDF
         Option B PDF
      Horizontal - Brady Brown (PA) JPEG
      Horizontal - Aaron Johnston (PA) JPEG
      Horizontal - Nick Roland (IA) JPEG
      Horizontal - Approximate Payoffs PDF
      Horizontal - Place Your Bets PDF
      Horizontal - Hoof Beats Magazine JPEG
  • Third Page Fillers

    • Drew Monti (NY) JPEG
      Harness Racing Museum PDF JPEG
      How to Read the Toteboard PDF
      Types of Wagers PDF
  • Half Page Fillers

    • Harness Racing Museum PDF JPEG
      Rick Magee (WI - National) JPEG
      Marcus Miller (IL) JPEG
      How to Read the Toteboard/Approx. Payoffs PDF
  • Full Page Fillers

    • Own a Racehorse PDF JPEG
      Own a Racehorse (color) PDF JPEG
      Race Sponsors/Officials Page PDF
      Hoof Beats Magazine JPEG
      Common Equipment Worn by
         Pacer PDF
         Trotter PDF
  • How to Read a Program

    • Shartin N PDF
      Illinois - Meyer on Fire PDF
      Maine - Noble Yaz PDF
      Minnesota - Burning Blaze PDF
      New York - Golden Gypsy PDF
      Ohio - So Romantic PDF
      Pennsylvania - Sure R Lookin Good PDF
      Wisconsin - Nordic Thunder PDF

Other Information

Best Practices Manual

This was written specifically for putting on a race meet in Ohio, but will assist anyone in putting on a race meet, no matter what state you are in. We pulled a couple sections out to download separately, but you can also download the manual in its entirety.

Seasonal Checklists

Below are a couple checklists of things to do to prepare your fairgrounds for a race meet:

Track Specifications

If you are looking to build a track or update the one you have, please take a look at these track specifications

Other Links

 Upcoming Fairs

Jul 8 Jayland Trotting Association (IN)
Jul 9 Afton Driving Park (NY)
Jul 10 Erie County Fair (NY)
Jul 10, 11, 12 Keokuk County Fair (IA)
Jul 11 Newton County Fair (IN)
Jul 13 Hemlock Fair (NY)
Jul 13, 14 Logan County Fair (OH)
Jul 13 Noble County Fair (IN)
Jul 14, 15 Clinton County Fair (IN)
Jul 15 Morrisville Auxiliary Corp (NY)
Jul 16, 17 Jackson County Fair (OH)
Jul 18, 19 Barry County Fair (MI)
Jul 18, 19 Franklin County Fair (OH)
Jul 18, 19 Humboldt County Fair (IA)
Jul 18 Woodford County Fair (KY)
Jul 20, 21 Bedford County Fair (PA )
Jul 20 Chautauqua County Fair (NY)
Jul 20, 21 Ottawa County Fair (OH)
Jul 20, 21 Shelby County Fair (IN)
Jul 20, 20 Warren County Fair (OH)
Jul 21, 21 Carroll County Fair (OH)
Jul 22, 23 Crawford County Fair (OH)
Jul 22, 25 Fayette County Fair (OH)
Jul 25 Walworth County Fair (WI)
Jul 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 Neshoba County Fair (MS)
Jul 26, 27 Southern Iowa Fair (IA)
Jul 27, 28 Fayette County Free Fair (IN)
Jul 27 Fowlerville Fair (MI)
Jul 27, 28 Knox County Fair (OH)
Jul 28 Boonville Fair (NY)
Jul 28, 29 Lake County Fair (OH)
Jul 28, 29 Shelby County Fair (OH)
Jul 29, 30, 31 Coles County Fair (IL)
Jul 30 St. Lawrence County (NY)
Jul 31 Pike County Fair (OH)
Aug 1 Mercer County Fair (KY)
Aug 1 Pike County Fair (OH)
Aug 2, 3, 4, 5 Clearfield County Fair (PA)
Aug 2, 3, 4 Logan County Fair (IL)
Aug 2 Preble County Fair (OH)
Aug 3, 4 Columbiana County Fair (OH)
Aug 3, 4 Shelby County Fair (IN)
Aug 3, 4 Wood County Fair (OH)
Aug 4, 5 Auglaize County Fair (OH)
Aug 5, 6 Greene County Fair (OH)
Aug 6 Clark County Fair (IL)
Aug 7, 8, 13, 14 Wayne County Fair (PA)
Aug 8, 9, 15, 16 Humboldt County Fair (IA)
Aug 8 Jayland Trotting Association (IN)
Aug 8 Wayne County Fair (NY)
Aug 9, 10 Richland County Fair (OH)
Aug 9 Ross County Fair (OH)
Aug 11, 12, 13 Champaign County Fair (OH)
Aug 11, 12 Greene County Fair (PA)
Aug 11 White County Fair (IL)
Aug 12, 13 Attica Independent Fair (OH)
Aug 12, 13, 13 Indiana State Fair (IN)
Aug 13, 14 Ashtabula County Fair (OH)
Aug 14, 15 The Hartford Independent Fair (OH)
Aug 16, 17 Mercer County Fair (OH)
Aug 16, 17 Muskingum County Fair (OH)
Aug 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 Skowhegan State Fair (ME)
Aug 17, 18 Miami County Fair (OH)
Aug 17, 18, 19, 20 State Fair of West Virginia (WV)
Aug 17, 18 Washington County Fair (PA)
Aug 18, 19 Henry County Fair (OH)
Aug 19 Miami County Fair (IN)
Aug 20 Greenup-Cumberland County Fair (IL)