LONDON, February 12, 2021 – Following Friday’s designation of the London-Middlesex Region being placed in the ‘Red-Control’ zone by the Government of Ontario, The Raceway at Western Fair District has announced plans to resume live racing, without spectators, at the London oval on Tuesday, February 16.
London-Middlesex will officially enter the ‘Red-Control’ zone as of 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16. Live horse racing, without spectators, is permitted in all phases of the province’s current COVID-19 Response Framework except for ‘Grey-Lockdown’.
With the resumption of racing on February 16, The Raceway will proceed with its regular schedule of live racing every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. and Friday at 4:50 p.m.
Training will be offered every Thursday from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by qualifiers, beginning on February 18.
As per the Government of Ontario’s restrictions, spectators are not permitted at The Raceway at this time. Only those performing essential duties relating to the operating of live horse racing are currently permitted onsite.