10/26/2011 12:58PM

Mountaineer will race 210 days in 2012


Mountaineer Racetrack’s 2012 live racing schedule will closely resemble its 2011 timetable, with a 210-day meet running from March 2 to Dec. 21.

In a release Wednesday, the West Virginia track announced it will race Fridays through Tuesdays, with 10-race cards from opening day through August, followed by nine-race programs September through December for a total of 2,019 races.

First post time will remain at 7 p.m. Eastern, with the exception of a 2 p.m. start for the West Virginia Derby program on Aug. 4.