Regional Digest: State Fair will have an additional week of horse racing in 2015

Published: Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014 - 12:35 am

Cal Expo will host three weeks of thoroughbred racing at the 2015 State Fair after new date allocations were approved by the California Horse Racing Board.

The 2015 State Fair meet will run July 9-26.

“It is the biggest fair in the state,” said Chris Korby, executive director of the California Authority of Racing Fairs, which supported the change. “The board needs to take racing to where the people are.”

This summer, the State Fair will host thoroughbred racing from July 10-20.

– Debbie Arrington

Aggies’ Chen shares golf lead

• UC Davis sophomore Betty Chen was in a three-way tie for the lead at 2-under-par 70 after the first round of the Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Kapalua, Hawaii.

• Owen Taylor of Sacramento State was in a tie for third place at 6-under 138, one shot behind the leaders, after two rounds at the UTSA/Lone Star Invitational in San Antonio, Texas.

– Bee Sports staff

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