Stall Applications & Season Dates Available For Shenandoah Downs Fall Harness Meet In Woodstock

(WOODSTOCK, VA, — 7/5/18) — Stall applications and general rules for the 2018 harness racing season at Shenandoah Downs are now available on line. Horsemen can access the documents at, and via under the “2018 Race Meet” header.

Harness drivers pass the grandstand at Shenandoah Downs track in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily

The third annual pari-mutuel harness meet at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock, Virginia will run from September 15th – October 14th. Racing will take place every Saturday and Sunday afternoon beginning at 2 PM. Wagering will be offered on ten separate days, and an additional two non-betting cards will be presented featuring  Virginia Breeders prep/elimination races on Monday October 8th and the Breeders Championships on Sunday October 14th. A special Friday card will kick off closing weekend events on October 12th.

Bill Carter guided Last Chance Harvey to victory over B Blissful October 15th. Cater had 4 wins closing weekend. Photo by Dee Leftwich.

More details are available via Debbie Warnick of the Virginia Harness Horse Association at 443-463-0917 and by e-mail at

Other meet information will be available at both websites noted above. Free admission and free parking are offered every race day. Special events being planned include Family Weekend, First Responders Appreciation Day, a Commemorative T-Shirt giveaway, Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Shenandoah Chamber of Commerce’s Autumnfest Celebration and more.

Shenandoah Downs is located in the heart of the valley and complements a day of wine tasting or hiking.

Shenandoah Downs is conveniently located off I-81 halfway between Winchester and Harrisonburg at Exit 283 in Woodstock, Virginia.


For additional info, contact Darrell Wood (804-338-4632)