Missoula County Commissioners Nix Racing Deal

Thursday's vote means that live racing likely won't be returning to the Western Montana Fair for 2016.


Live horse racing will likely not be among the entertainment options offered at next year's Western Montana Fair in Missoula.

It doesn’t look like live horse racing will be returning to the Western Montana Fair in Missoula anytime soon.

On Thursday, the Missoula County Commission voted against a contract with the Western Montana Turf Club to return racing to the fair in 2016.

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