June 14, 2021 – by Chris Tully for Cumberland & Bangor
CUMBERLAND, ME – First Tracks Cumberland and Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway at Bangor have jointly announced a ten percent purse increase for overnight races.
The significant raise in racing rewards will take effect immediately with the Wednesday draw for Saturday’s (June 19) card at Cumberland, and with the Thursday draw for Sunday’s (June 20) racing at Bangor.
The top Winners Over class at Cumberland will now race for a purse of $6,500, with other classes enjoying an approximate 10% bump in total winnings from their previous purse levels.
Live harness racing from Cumberland is presented each Tuesday and Saturday through early August, post time is 2:30 pm. For more information go to their website: firsttrackscumberland.com
Standardbreds continue to compete at Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway at Bangor every Wednesday (Post Time 3:00 pm) and Sunday (12:15 pm first post) through August 1, with a special July 4th card at 6:30 pm. For more information go to their website: hollywoodcasinobangor.com