LEBANON, OH. – Miami Valley Raceway ended its 87-card 2018 meet on Monday (May 7) with higher average daily handle for the fifth consecutive year and the highest purse distribution (over $14 million) in its brief history.

Leading driver was Dan Noble with 176 wins, overcoming defending champion Trace Tetrick (149) in the final month. Other top reinsmen during the meet were Chris Page (110), Jeremy Smith (99), Tyler Smith (96) and Kayne Kauffman (93). All six leading drivers eclipsed $1 million in purse earnings by the horses they drove.

On the training side, veteran Ohio Hall Of Fame conditioner Dan Ater garnered his first MVR title by a single victory, 39-38) over Nicole Stewart. With a UTRS of .304, Ater’s barn earned $520,932 for the session. Next in the standings were Tyler George, Bill Dailey, Jeff Brewer and Dan Noble. A total of 13 trainer stables earned over $200,000 at Miami Valley in 2018, while an additional 23 surpassed the $100,000 earnings plateau.

Miami Valley Raceway congratulates the winners and says thanks to all the 2018 participants that contributed so much to a very successful meet

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