June 13, 2017 – During Tuesday’s post position draw for the $1-million Pepsi North America Cup, Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson announced that $10 million will be invested into Mohawk Racetrack over the next year to accommodate future year-round live racing at the Campbellville, Ont. facility.
Year-round harness racing will begin at Mohawk after the 2017-18 meet.
Lawson explained that the dining room will be refurbished and a whole new outdoor infrastructure will be put in place to winterize the facility.
Lawson also stated that Mohawk Racetrack will be rebranded as ‘Woodbine at Mohawk Park’ and that a master plan for the property is well underway.
Trot Insider has been informed that the Woodbine Entertainment Group will be issuing a press release on the issue shortly.
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