The 21 racing season at Fort Erie Racetrack is scheduled to formally begin next week

The 2021 racing season at Fort Erie Racetrack is scheduled to begin next week.

The '21 campaign will formally open Tuesday with a special post time of 3 p.m. ET and run through Oct. 26. For the second straight year, racing will begin without spectators due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Fort Erie will stage the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes - the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown - on Sept. 14.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 8, 2021.

The Canadian Press