Racing at Beulah Park to move to Northeast Ohio
Penn National Gaming says it hopes to get the necessary permits and state approval by September in order to move thoroughbred racing from Beulah Park to a new track near Youngstown. The facility would open in early 2014. Construction on the 125 million dollar project is expected to begin this fall. Officials plan to coordinate race dates to avoid direct competition with Thistledown in the Cleveland area, A racetrack that may move to the Akron area.