Damascus, MD --- The last 'Evening at the Races' with the Maryland Horse Council was a successful event and Friends of Maryland Standardbreds is coordinating with the MHC and Rosecroft Racway for another 'Evening at the Races' in April.
The event will take pace on Saturday (April 12), starting at 5 p.m. as Rosecroft celebrates its 65th anniversary.
Member Tickets: $35 (MHC members may purchase as many tickets as they'd like)
Non-Member Tickets: $50 (comes with a one-year individual membership)
Purchase tickets here
Join us for an evening of great speakers and races. A buffet dinner is included with your ticket (gratuity is not included).
Below is the program for the everning.
5:30 p.m.-Ted Black, Mid-Atlantic Chapter of United States Harness Writers Association and reporter for the Gazette, will handicap races one-four
6:00 p.m.-Helene Gregory and Jennifer Conner will talk about Racing Under Saddle (Monte racing), a hybrid of harness and Thoroughbred racing. A popular pari-mutuel sport in Europe and Australia, where many top trotters and drivers compete in both sulky and under saddle races.
6:40 p.m.-first race to the gate
7:00 p.m.-second race
7:05 p.m.-Karen Craft, trustee of Harness Horse Youth Foundation, Director of Facilities for Harrington Raceway.
7:20 p.m.-third race
7:40 p.m.-fourth race
7:45 p.m.-Julia Jesu, Close-Up Show Stables
8:15 p.m.-Tom Cooke, CSOA Standardbred Owners' Association
Time frame between races is subject to change.
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