Shenandoah Downs — The New Harness Track In Woodstock — Seeks Backup Starting Gate For Fall Meet

Shenandoah Downs, new home of pari-mutuel harness racing in Virginia beginning September 10th (pending final approval of the Virginia Racing Commission), is in search of a backup starting gate to have based at the track in Woodstock for its inaugural session.

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The meet will be held over five consecutive weekends through October 9th, with races scheduled every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM. The half mile oval, which recently underwent a $700,000 renovation, is based at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds. Woodstock is located off I-81 at Exit 283, 40 miles north of Harrisonburg and 38 miles south of Winchester.

Anybody with a starting gate that is available for the fall campaign can contact Jeb Hannum, Executive Director of the Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) at