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Kawartha Downs Welcomes Fans at Live Races

Kawartha Downs is ready to welcome horse racing enthusiasts on the premises of the premium racetrack this week. Saturday is going to be a special day because people willing to see the live racing events in-person will get the chance to do so. The racetrack is planning its reopening with a maximum capacity of 100 people welcome for live racing excitement.

Over the course of four months and counting, brick-and-mortar casino locations, gambling halls, and horse racetracks have remained closed in Ontario. Physical distancing is the mandatory measure of prohibiting people from large gatherings in indoor spaces and racing events. This situation has taken its toll on both the gaming and horse racing industry supported by it. Now it is time for a positive change.

July 25

July 25 is going to see the official beginning live racing with spectators at the popular location renowned for its riveting racing events. During this first phase of the reopening for spectators, the management is going to welcome horse owners only and they could invite a guest with them. Three spaces will be reserved for them originally.

Kawartha Downs reminds that all seats will have to be booked ahead of the live racing event so that its organizers have time to arrange everything and make sure that physical distancing is implemented in the most appropriate manner. Individuals interested in watching live the events will have to take into account that the reservations happen on a first-come, first-served principle. Once the 100 capacity of the racetrack is reached, it will not accept more reservations.

The premium racetrack also made it clear that players will have to make their reservations online, via the convenient contact form available on the official website of Kawartha Downs. For the time being, reservations would not be available via a phone call. There are also some steps horse racing enthusiasts should make once their reservation online is done.

Reservations Online

They will have to bring their booking acceptance email with them on the premises of the racetrack. Moreover, people entering should expect a temperature check upon entering Kawartha Downs. They will also have to complete the Visitor Screening Questionnaire for the purposes of the successful ongoing operation of the hotspot. Individuals should also wear face masks at all times during the live race taking place.

Kawartha Downs management also made it clear that for the time being, food offerings and beverages would not be up for grabs, in order to protect both horse racing enthusiasts and Kawartha Downs staff members. Instead, individuals will get permission to bring their own food and drinks, and enjoy them in their booth area. Horse owners will have the chance to register for a spot only for the night when their horse races.

Individuals will still get the chance to place their wagers while the live horse racing action is in progress and this will happen online. The reliable platform of will continue offering its wagering functionalities.