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  • Harness Racing Day Camp set for July 7

  • Harrington Raceway is offering youth ages 11-14 a one day camp experience on July 7.
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  • Harrington Raceway is offering youth ages 11-14 a one day camp experience on July 7.
    The camp program will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harrington Raceway, 154 Road 316, Harrington. Participants will learn about safety, grooming, harness racing equipment and harnessing racing ponies. Campers will have the opportunity to jog one of the youth foundation ponies with an experienced driver on the track at Harrington Raceway and interact with industry professionals. A tour of the raceway's facilities and training center are also planned.
    Campers should wear long pants, solid toed work shoes or heavy sneakers and T-shirts. No tank tops or shorts will be permitted while working in the barn. Participants should bring a brown bag lunch and a water bottle. The camp registration fee is $10.
    Registration forms will be available at extension.udel.edu/4h/files/2012/02/2013-HHYF-Day-Camp-at-HRI-application1.pdf and will be accepted through June 21.
    For more information, call (302) 730-4000.
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