With less than a month left in the 2012-13 thoroughbred racing season at Delta Downs, the track will host the $50,000 Fremont Stakes on Saturday, March 2. It will be Race 2 on the program, which begins at 5:45 p.m.
The stakes is named after another Boyd Gaming property, Fremont Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, which opened in 1956 and was purchased by Boyd in 1983.
The race has drawn a field of eight and is restricted to open bred horses that are at least 4 years old and older and have started at least once claiming race at Delta since Oct. 18, 2012. It will be contested at 1 mile.