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Festival of champions day headlines Fall meet

10:02 AM 28 Sep 2016 NZDT
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Sunset at Scarborough Downs
Sunset at Scarborough Downs

Scarborough, Maine (September 27, 2016) ... Scarborough Downs, Maine's premiere horse racing venue since 1950, is set to kick off the fall portion of it's 2016 season on October 14th, featuring live harness racing action on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedule with post time slated for 1:30 PM (EDT) daily.

Festival of Champions Day will headline the opening weekend action as the Maine Sire Stakes championships for three-year-old Maine-bred trotters and pacers will be contested on Saturday (10/15), with total stakes purses expected to exceed the $350,000 level.

The fall/winter meet will continue at the Downs through the first weekend of December with the 2016 closing day scheduled for Sunday December 4th.

In addition to live harness racing action, Scarborough Downs features simulcast wagering on all the top north American thoroughbred and harness racing tracks, seven days a week from noon to midnight, in the Inside Track Lounge facility.

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By Michael Sweeney for Scarborough Downs



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