Northfield to resume live racing on May 26

Northfield, OH — Live harness racing (without spectators in attendance) will resume at MGM Northfield Park on Tuesday (May 26), with post time at 6 p.m.

On Thursday morning (May 14), the Ohio State Racing Commission finalized a Resolution and Statewide Protocol Plan to allow the resumption of live horse racing, without spectators, in the state.

“We are pleased by the Resolution, and thankful to the OSRC and Ohio government officials for their hard work and the opportunity to resume racing in Ohio,” said Dave Bianconi, Director of Racing Operations at MGM Northfield Park. “The safety and health of our employees and horsemen is our top priority and we will diligently follow the OSRC protocols.”

The racing schedule for the final week of May at Northfield will include cards on Tuesday (May 26), Wednesday (May 27) an added program on Friday (May 29) and Saturday (May 30), all with a 6 p.m. post time.

While no spectators will be in attendance, wagering on the racing action will be available worldwide through Northfield’s simulcast network, including all major Advance Deposit Wagering companies. Free live video of Northfield’s racing is available every race night at and through most ADW platforms.

For all of the latest news on the resumption of racing, visit the USTA COVID-19 Resource Center.

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