US RACING: Santa Anita gets the go ahead for racing

Santa Anita Park has received approval from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to resume safe live racing beginning May 15 as part of the county's revision of its "Safer at Home" guidelines. Racing will be conducted without spectators and with essential personnel following strict protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Protocols call for […]

US RACING: Santa Anita plans nine-race card for Friday (May 15)

Just as Santa Anita Park on Tuesday morning was accepting entries for a nine-race program on Friday, it was revealed during a Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting the area’s “safer at home” order that’s scheduled to expire will instead be extended. Santa Anita, which hasn’t raced since March 22, has previously said the […]

CANADIAN RACING: Woodbine sets June 6 or 13 for restart

Woodbine Entertainment Group has in mind either of two dates in June for resuming Thoroughbred racing, and plans for the meet include postponing the Queen's Plate until September. CEO Jim Lawson said in a live-streamed interview Tuesday that officials with the Toronto-area track are planning around reopening behind closed doors on June 6 or June […]