Thoroughbred Racing Set To Resume At Laurel Park

Maryland thoroughbred racing resumes May 30 as the state takes another step in returning to pre-lockdown life. Obviously, horse racing along with all other sports — and many other day-to-day businesses — came to a halt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

While there will be racing at Laurel Park, spectators are not allowed for now.

The Maryland Jockey Club announced May 28 that it had received approval from the Maryland Racing Commission to run racing at Park. In restarting what is now the summer season at Laurel, there will be three days of live racing Laurel, May 30-June 1. Post time 12:40 p.m.

The MJC says the meet “will be conducted under the industry’s most stringent health and safety protocols and Laurel Park will remain closed to the general public pending changes to the State’s further executive orders or guidance.”

Fans can follow the action via live streaming on the Laurel Park website and on the 1/ST Bet app. For more information, visit, Maryland Jockey Club on Facebook, @MarylandJockeyClub on Instagram or @LaurelPark on Twitter.

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