Suffolk Moves to Four-Day Racing Week

Suffolk Moves to Four-Day Racing Week
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from Suffolk Downs

Suffolk Downs will move to a four-day week with live racing on a Wednesday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday schedule beginning June 4.

First post time Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays is 12:45 p.m. EDT. Friday twilight post time is 3 p.m., with the exception of July 4, when first post will be 12:45 p.m. Parking and admission for live racing on Fridays are free, excluding July 4, when Suffolk Downs folding chairs will be given out with paid admission.

The Massachusetts track will continue on the schedule through the end of August. Starting Labor Day, Sept. 1, Mondays will replace Sundays on the schedule, and first post time will be 12:45 daily.

Now through Labor Day, all Sundays and holidays are “Family Fun Days” at the East Boston track. From 1-3 p.m., there will be a variety of entertainment and activities for families, including pony rides, face painting, and balloon twisting.  Family fun activities take place near the outdoor trackside picnic and play area.

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