Suffolk Downs agrees to lease, refurbish Great Barrington track for live horse racing | masslive.com
The company that operates horse racing and simulcasting at Suffolk Downs in East Boston has agreed to lease and refurbish the race track in Great Barrington. Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC said Wednesday they will operate commercial races at the Great Barrington track while still operating simulcast wagering in East Boston. The Great Barrington Fairgrounds are owned by Fairgrounds Realty LLC and Fair Grounds Community Redevelopment Project Inc. Racing at Great Barrington could start in 2019. Suffolk is seeking to potentially modify the track for longer races.