"Back to the Track" returns to Northfield Park Thursday (July 3). Northfield Park and the United States Trotting Association have joined forces once again to present this annual promotion of racing.
The United States Trotting Association has coordinated "Back to the Track" with racetracks across the United States to make it a national event. "Back to the Track" is designed to promote harness racing and encourage occasional or former race fans to come "Back to the Track" for an exciting night of entertainment.
Northfield's Lady Luck's Clubhouse restaurant will be open featuring a picnic style buffet for just $12.95. Reservations are preferred and are placed by calling 330/467-4101.
Harness Racing Bingo is back by popular demand as part of the "Back to the Track" festivities. Bingo is FREE to participate in and offers prizes totaling over $1,500.
Guests in attendance will receive a FREE 2014 Northfield Park Drivers Poster. A driver autograph station and meet and greet will be open from 6:00 until 10:00 p.m.
Fans can catch t-shirts that will be tossed into the crowd by the winning driver of each race.
"Back to the Track" also features FREE television carrels. Dollar programs, hot dogs and soft drinks will be offered as well as $3.00 beer specials.
While enjoying the plethora of "Back to the Track" promotions, fans will enjoy great racing action. $225,000 in purses will be slated on Thursday, featuring freshman filly Ohio Sires Stake trotters and pacers.
With exciting racing action and a host of great activities, everyone has a reason to come "Back to the Track. Thursday night has a regular 1st race post time of 6:00 p.m.
by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park