White Pine Race Meet Cancelled
Q RACING—AUGUST 2, 2020—The White Pine Horse Race board of directors has announced that the three-day race meet at Ely, Nevada, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Since we have restrictions on mass gatherings at social events, this restriction puts our annual event in jeopardy of being financially successful and safe," a post on Facebook stated.
"We must protect our citizens and the reserve funding we have, so we may have horse racing in White Pine County in the years to come. Many of our volunteers have expressed grave concerns about working under the current health conditions necessary to operate this great event," the announcement continued.
"We appreciate your support and understanding during this challenging time. Please join us next year for a spectacular year of horse racing in White Pine County."
The White Pine Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred meet was scheduled to run August 21-23.
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