Sunday, August 31, 2008

Live Harness Racing Returns To Hippodrome De Montréal

From The Gazette:

Bereft of live horse racing for more than two months, Hippodrome de Montréal could welcome back the trotters and pacers as early as next weekend.

At a meeting yesterday, provincial horsemen overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement that would bring back live racing for 13 consecutive Sundays, Sept. 7 through Nov. 30.

The races presented would be restricted to Quebec-owned or Quebec-bred trotters and pacers age 2 and 3, who've had few opportunities to compete since the Montreal track shut down.

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