Cascade County commissioners have approved an agreement with the Great Falls Turf Club that will return live horse racing to Montana ExpoPark in 2021.
The 2020 Montana State Fair, including horse racing, was canceled due to COVID-19. The 2021 dates are July 24-25, July 30-31 and August 1.
According to a report in the Great Falls Tribune, the agreement calls for the county to contribute $65,000 toward about $180,000 in purses that will be paid out during the five-day meet.
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