The New Year’s schedule will be as follows: New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) and New Year’s Day will feature simulcasts only. Live racing returns Saturday, Jan. 2. All live race post times are 12:40 pm.
In addition, turf racing will take its annual hiatus for winter rye seeding, with the last grass race set for Dec. 16. There will be a 30-day dormant period for re-seeding and fertilizing. Turf racing returns Sat. Jan. 16 with the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile (turf) and the $35,000 Glendale Handicap for fillies and mares at one mile (turf),
Saturday, January 16 also marks the track’s 60th Birthday celebration . The first 4,000 fans will receive a free umbrella, plus there will be free anniversary cake and free fun park for the kids.