ALBANY (CBS SF/AP) — Golden Gate Fields plans to reopen for live racing on Jan. 15 after being closed for over a month due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Track owner 1/ST Racing said Friday that after extensive testing, the COVID-19 outbreak at the San Francisco Bay area track has decreased to levels that allow for live racing.READ MORE: Theranos Trial: Tears Flow As Elizabeth Holmes Talks Of Fractured Love Affair With Sunny Balwani
Owners won’t be allowed to attend training or racing sessions as the winter meet begins, the track said.READ MORE: Man Charged With 4 Felonies In Danville, San Ramon Robbery Crime Spree
Initially, the track was closed for a week in November to address the issue and then the closure was extended through December.
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