Michigan Racing Commissioner Announces Opening Day at Jackson Harness Raceway

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner

    LIVONIA, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Harness Raceway is
 currently preparing for their opening day of live horse racing on April 27,
 according to Michigan Racing Commissioner Annette M. Bacola.
     "Our office approved a renegotiated agreement between Jackson Harness
 Raceway and the Michigan Harness Horsemen's Association to allow the track to
 race a 20-day live meet," said Bacola.
     Live harness racing returns to Jackson with a post time of 7:37 p.m.  The
 live pari-mutuel race meeting will run on a Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
 schedule through June 9.  In addition to live racing, Jackson Harness Raceway
 is open for full-card simulcast wagering from noon until midnight Wednesday
 through Sunday.
     For a complete 2001 live racing schedule, visit the Office of Racing
 Commissioner (ORC) web site at www.mda.state.mi.us and click on "Horse Racing"
 or call 734-462-2400.
     The ORC is the official state agency charged with regulating, promoting
 and serving the horse racing industry in the State of Michigan.  ORC programs
 serve all sectors of horse racing, which is a $1.2 billion industry that
 supports more than 42,000 jobs statewide, and is an important part of Michigan
 agriculture.
 
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SOURCE State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner
    LIVONIA, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Harness Raceway is
 currently preparing for their opening day of live horse racing on April 27,
 according to Michigan Racing Commissioner Annette M. Bacola.
     "Our office approved a renegotiated agreement between Jackson Harness
 Raceway and the Michigan Harness Horsemen's Association to allow the track to
 race a 20-day live meet," said Bacola.
     Live harness racing returns to Jackson with a post time of 7:37 p.m.  The
 live pari-mutuel race meeting will run on a Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
 schedule through June 9.  In addition to live racing, Jackson Harness Raceway
 is open for full-card simulcast wagering from noon until midnight Wednesday
 through Sunday.
     For a complete 2001 live racing schedule, visit the Office of Racing
 Commissioner (ORC) web site at www.mda.state.mi.us and click on "Horse Racing"
 or call 734-462-2400.
     The ORC is the official state agency charged with regulating, promoting
 and serving the horse racing industry in the State of Michigan.  ORC programs
 serve all sectors of horse racing, which is a $1.2 billion industry that
 supports more than 42,000 jobs statewide, and is an important part of Michigan
 agriculture.
 
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 SOURCE  State of Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner