SUFFOLK DOWNS GETS $800K IN CONNECTION WITH TWO-DAY RACE SCHEDULE
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, AUG. 10, 2017.....The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday approved two additional days of live Thoroughbred racing at Suffolk Downs this year and agreed to put $800,000 towards purses for those races.
The commission's unanimous approval Thursday of live racing on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 means the East Boston track, will host a total of eight racing days in 2017, the most since the track ceased regular racing in 2014.
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