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Emerald Downs To Offer 91-Day Meet in 2007


January 11, 2007     E-mail this page to a friend!

AUBURN, WA - Today the Washington Horse Racing Commission approved a 91-day race schedule for the 2007 Emerald Downs live-racing season.
Opening Day is Friday, April 20, and Closing Day is set for
Sunday, September 30. Purses for the 2007 meet will be held at 2006 record levels due to a continued economic supplement from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe.
"Our partnership with the Muckleshoot Tribe provides the economic foundation to the racing industry," said Emerald Downs President Ron Crockett. "The arrangement continues, without question, to greatly enhance the benefits of owning, breeding and racing horses in Washington."
The 91-day meet, which primarily offers live racing Thursday
through Sunday, will also include special live racing on Monday, May 28, Wednesday, July 4, and Monday, Sept. 3.