Great Barrington Historical Society
A photograph from the 1960s shows the horse racing meet at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds.

Back to the future: Fairgrounds, Suffolk Downs reach agreement to return horse racing to Great Barrington

Wednesday, May 23 / By /

“This is a very exciting opportunity for us to help preserve and refurbish an iconic property in the heart of the Berkshires, to boost economic development in Great Barrington, continue live racing and preserve the hundreds of jobs, associated agribusinesses and working open spaces associated with the Massachusetts racing industry.”

— Chip Tuttle, CEO of Suffolk Downs


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