Northfield, OH --- Northfield Park, Northeast Ohio’s premier racetrack, will be offering live harness racing four nights a week to start the 2013 racing year.
Beginning January 1 and continuing through June 7, Northfield will be racing every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evening with a 6:30 p.m. post time. There is no live racing on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27).
From the middle of June through the end of July, the track will add Saturday night live racing and be dark on Wednesdays except for a special edition holiday card on July 3.
Beginning in August, Northfield returns to the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evening racing schedule through October. The only exception is that there will be no live racing on Labor Day (Monday, September 2).
A five night a week schedule -- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday -- will be in effect during the final two months of the year. There is no live racing on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, although the Northfield oval will offer two special Sunday holiday cards on December 22 and 29.
Northfield Park’s three marquee racing events in 2013 are as follows:
Friday, April 26 -- $100,000 (est.) Courageous Lady Friday
Saturday, July 20 -- $100,000 (gtd.) Battle of Lake Erie
Saturday, December 14 -- $150,000 (est.) Cleveland Classic