11/16/2007 12:00AM

Fort Erie seeks similar schedule

EmailFort Erie Racetrack has submitted an application to the Ontario Racing Commission for an 80-day meeting next year, May 3 to Oct. 28.

Nordic Gaming, the owners of Fort Erie, conducted an 84-day meeting this year, beginning Kentucky Derby Day, May 5, and ending Oct. 30.

Sue Leslie, president of the Ontario division of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, said the horsemen will support the application.