Rillito Park Racetrack Gets Lease Extension

Live racing is guaranteed at the historic track through 2021.

Arizona Daily Star

Historic Rillito Park Racetrack, whose 2017 season opens February 11 in Tucson, received a lease extension from the Pima County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

Pima County Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend the lease for Rillito Park Racetrack through 2021.

The 5-0 vote means that the Rillito Racing Inc., which operates live racing at the track, will likely receive a $1-million grant for repairs and improvements.

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