Harrah\'s Chester amends dates, delays opening until April 13
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Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack has received permission from the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission to amend its 2009 racing dates. The original racing season was from April 5 through Dec. 22. The new opening day has been moved back a week to Monday, April 13.
Additionally, effective May 22 Harrah’s Chester will conduct a 5-day race week that includes Friday augmenting the already scheduled racing days of Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. This 5-day race week will be continued for 20 weeks through Friday, Oct. 2.
There will be a special Tuesday race card during the opening week on April 14 since there will be no racing on Easter Sunday.
Post time will be each racing day with the exception of Sundays. The PHRC also granted permission for Harrah’s
The 2009 racing season will end on Monday, Nov. 23. (Harrah\'s Chester)