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Fonner Park Season Suspended Until Further Notice

Monday, March 16, 2020 Fonner Park will oblige Grand Island, Nebraska Mayor Roger Steele’s request to close the Fonner Park live Thoroughbred racing season until further notice, to comply with Nebraska Governor Rickett’s request to limit sporting events to less than 250 people within the COVID-19 protocols established by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “The very essence …

Nebraska Racing Commission Recommendations

Monday, March 16, 2020 With the Governor’s recommendation that no event should have more than ten (10) people in attendance, the Nebraska Racing Commission is postponing our meeting scheduled for March 27, 2020, at Fonner Park.  The Racing Commission does not have a date when the meeting will be rescheduled, but will not occur until after the Governor’s recommendations are lifted. …