"Promoting Racing Under Saddle and the versatility of the Standardbred breed."

RUS at Goshen Historic Track 


Riders must be a member of RUS NY. (Anyone can join for free by e-mailing rusnewyorkseries@gmail.com).

Rider requirements for both races: Riders must hold a current active RUS license with the USTA and have at least one charted line behind the gate in 2019. Riders will need to sign a waiver and are subject to a breathalyzer. Riders must participate in fundraisers and or sponsorship funding with a minimum of $500 raised to participate in any RUS NY event.

Horse requirement for both races: Horses must be 3 years old or older to participate (can be older than 14).  Horses must show a charted RUS line on the trot gait in 2019. The horse does not need to go with another horse. If there are more than 8 entries those showing to be most competitive will be used. 


Father’s Day Matinee Race: Sunday, June 16 


Will serve as the first leg of the RUS NY Fair Series. See fair series conditions for more info.  

All paperwork (W-9, Purse authorization) needs to be sent to RUS NY at 725 County Highway 45 Milford NY 13807 no later than Friday, June 21 to be paid. Must finish race to get purse money.

Entries- will be taken by RUS NY not Goshen Track so DO NOT ENTER ONLINE or CALL THE RACE OFFICE. Entries will be taken on Thursday, June 13th from 4 to 6 p.m.  Call (607) 316-8268. Entries can be placed via text, but if a confirmation is not sent back be sure to call. 

Estimated purse of $1,500 to be paid out per Fair Series conditions. 



Grand Circuit RUS Race:  Thursday, July 4


Conditions: 5,000 P/Cs last three starts in 2019 at any parimutuel track. Horses with no harness starts will be eligible based on RUS qualifying times (must go 2:16 but no faster than 2:02 on any size track).

This race will go for an estimated purse of $2,000 to be paid out:

5 or more starters 50, 25, 12, 8, 5 percent

4 starters 50, 25, 15, 10 percent

3 starters 50, 30, 20 percent


All W-9s and purse authorizations must be sent to RUS NY at 725 County Highway 45 Milford NY 13807 no later than Monday, July 8. All RUS NY rules and regulations will be used. Trainers and owners of horses that participate in the June 16 race will get first preference into the Grand Circuit race if there are more horses entered than can fit behind the gate. Riders who participate in the June race will also get preference if not on the same mount. 

Entries- Will be taken by RUS NY not Goshen Track so DO NOT ENTER ONLINE or CALL THE RACE OFFICE. Entries will be taken on Friday, June 28 from 4 to 6 p.m.  Call (607) 316-8268. Entries can be placed via text, but if a confirmation is not sent back be sure to call. 


NO HORSE will be allowed to race, or be permitted to enter the grounds of Goshen Historic Track, without the following:

1. PROOF OF NEGATIVE COGGINS (EIA) TEST, within twelve (12) months of race date.

2. PROOF OF RABIES VACCINATION, within twelve (12) months of race date and not less than 14 days prior to race date.


NON-NEW YORK STATE HORSES: ALL HORSES ENTERING NEW YORK STATE MUST HAVE ALL OF THE ABOVE AND A CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION (INTERSTATE HEALTH CHART) ISSUED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF ARRIVAL ON THE GROUNDS OF GOSHEN HISTORIC TRACK.