Maryland Standardbred Horsemen Support Penn National’s Application for 2013 Dates

For Immediate Release:

Contact:
Thomas Cooke, 202-549-7477
Sharon Roberts, 301-520-3332

 Maryland Standardbred Horsemen Support Penn National’s Application for 2013 Dates

November 13, 2012

Fort Washington, MD—The Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Associated announced its’ support of Penn National Gaming’s application for 2013.

“We are very happy that Penn National has applied for dates in 2013,” said Thomas Cooke, President of the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association. “The Standardbred industry in Maryland cannot survive and thrive without Rosecroft.  Once again, under very difficult circumstances, Penn National has stepped up and been a friend to the hard working horsemen of Maryland,” concluded Cooke.

Sharon Roberts, Executive Vice President of Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association said, “We thank Penn National for applying for dates for 2013.  We are looking forward to working with them to keep harness racing alive in Maryland.  As has been their practice, Penn National has come through for the horsemen once again.”

The 2013 race meet will run March 9th through June 1st for the winter/spring meet and September 14th through December 21st for the fall meet.  Penn National will continue to show a strong commitment to Maryland racing by giving a racing preference to Maryland owned, sired, trained or foaled horses.

The current live racing meet runs through December 22nd.

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