LAUREL PARK WILL NOT RACE THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND
With work to Laurel Park’s dirt racing strip ongoing, Maryland Jockey Club senior management told the Maryland Racing Commission Tuesday that it would not race this upcoming weekend. Racing was scheduled for Friday, December 10 through Sunday, December 12.
The company issued the following press release:
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The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that Laurel Park will remain closed for racing as work continues to complete renovation to the track. Live racing at Laurel Park was suspended on December 3rd.
Track renovation plans have been developed in collaboration with The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, the Maryland Jockey Club and industry experts with the goal of having the safest possible racing surface.
The Maryland racing industry remains laser focused on prioritizing the safety, health and welfare of equine athletes, and is committed to working with all stakeholders to ensure that Maryland’s historic racing industry remains world-class.