Pimlico Race Course will open its doors to the general public Thursday, allowing visitors to use the first and second floors of the Clubhouse to watch and bet on horse racing at other tracks as Maryland businesses continue to reopen amid a relaxing of COVID-19-related restrictions.
The Maryland Jockey Club announced that, following the reopening, the track will be open Wednesday through Sunday for simulcast wagering.The plan does not include live horse racing at the track.
All staff and visitors will be required to have temperature checks and wear face coverings, the group wrote.
The Clubhouse will open at 11:30 a.m. each day and close at around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:45 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 8:30 p.m. on Sundays, the group wrote.
Horse racing in Maryland has returned in a sort of staggered form after tracks initially closed down completely in March.