Stall Applications For 2017 Shenandoah Downs Harness Meet Due August 15th

Stall applications for the second annual fall pari-mutuel harness meet at Shenandoah Downs in Woodstock, Virginia are being accepted now through August 15th.  The five week season will begin September 16th and continue thru October 15th with racing every Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM.

Stall applications are available at or  Approximately 150 stalls will be available in the barn area, up in numbers from last year.

Harness drivers pass the grandstand during the first race at Shenandoah Downs last September. Photo by Rich Cooley/NOVA Daily

Director of Racing Mike Wandishin will have a condition sheet out in early August, and it is expected to be very similar to the inaugural meet’s in 2016. Any questions on stabling or the meet itself can be directed to Mike at 302-509-1861 or via e-mail at .

Shenandoah Downs is located at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock, Virginia at I-81, Exit 283. The grounds are located halfway between Winchester and Harrisonburg.

Harness racing at the Shenandoah County Fair, which precedes the regular meet by two weeks, will take place from August 30 – September 2. A condition sheet for the four-day fair meet is now available on websites listed above. For information on the non-wagering Fair races, call Terry Kibler at 540-335-8768