Northern Maine Reasonable will never have horse racing activities this year

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The common half-mile oval at the Northern Maine Fairgrounds will shortly glance fairly diverse as harness racing fades into the previous and portion of the keep track of area is applied for other functions.

Northern Maine Reasonable Association officers lately stated this summer’s fair will be held from Thursday, Aug. 4, by way of Sunday, Aug. 7.

As soon as a staple of the nearby reasonable, harness racing in Presque Isle is formally off the roster, in accordance to the Maine Harness Racing Fee. That leaves the Bangor Raceway as the closest keep track of to Aroostook County.