Emerald Downs has announced a 50-day live racing season in 2021, opening on Wednesday, May 19, and continuing through Thursday, September 23. The 2021 dates were approved during the Washington Horse Racing Commission meeting last week.
Emerald Downs President Phil Ziegler is looking forward to running more race days in 2021, “We were successful running Wednesdays and Thursdays last year,” Ziegler said. “Plus, we are planning to add Sunday racing this year during the summer months.”
The stable area opens for horsemen on Monday, March 1, with training beginning Friday, March 5. The 2021 stakes schedule will be announced next month.