Emerald Downs sets dates for 2021 meet

Emerald Downs sets dates for 2021 meet
Photo: Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs has announced a 50-day live racing season in 2021, opening on Wednesday, May 19, and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 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 at the Seattle-area track opens for horsemen on Monday, March 1, with training beginning Friday, March 5. The 2021 stakes schedule will be announced next month.

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