Trois-Rivieres, QC – Late Monday afternoon (April 26), the Quebec Jockey Club received word from the Quebec Health Ministry that harness racing can resume at the Hippodrome 3R.
Track officials ware scrambling to get qualifying races set for Wednesday (April 28) and Saturday (May 1). Official word on when the track will open for live racing will be decided shortly. There will be no spectators allowed for live racing or qualifiers.
“We are so pleased that we can start racing again,” said Murielle Thomassin, director of racing at the Hippodrome 3R. “Now we have to make sure we have enough horses qualified to fill the opening day card and we will be back in business.
“As soon as we have worked out a date for opening day, we will of course let everyone know, Thomassin added. “It’s exciting that we can race again but a lot of work now has to be done before opening day.”
For more information, visit www.hippodrome3r.ca.