- 22 Nov
The Maryland Racing Commission Nov. 21 approved 176 live racing days at the Maryland Jockey Club tracks for 2020.
Laurel Park was approved for 165 days and Pimlico Race Course for 12 days. A seven-day meet for the Maryland State Fair at Timonium was approved at the MRC’s October meeting.
The Laurel winter meet will run from Jan. 1-March 29 with racing four days a week (Thursday through Sunday and two holiday Mondays) in January and February and three days a week (Friday through Sunday) in March.
For the spring meet from April 2-May 3, racing is scheduled for Thursdays through Sundays with Easter a dark day.