Thursday, April 12, 2012

April 15 Deadline Looms for Tioga Late Closers

Nominations for the Tioga Downs 2012 Late Closing program are due this month.

Recognizing the the April 15 deadline falls on a Sunday, those with postmarks up to and including April 17 will be accepted.

The nomination form is available here.

Tioga's new race paddock is complete and will be available for use for the first qualifiers of the season scheduled for Friday, April 20.

The new paddock is located in the Tioga backstretch next to the ship-in barn and is much more user friendly than the old location.

Call Director of Racing Jason Bluhm at (607) 699-7688 with questions on the closers or racing here throughout the 2012 season, which begins on Saturday, May 5 with a special post time of 5:00 PM.