Racing Returns To Puerto Rican Track But Much Work Remains

Puerto Rico’s Camarero Racetrack held live racing for only the second time since Hurricane Maria devastated the country in September. Nineteen races were run Dec. 15-17, according to Blood-Horse.

Still, the track remains in poor condition because there aren’t enough insurance adjusters to deal with the amount of work that needs to be done there and elsewhere in Puerto Rico, according to Marc Tacher, treasurer of the Camarero board of directors.

“From 38 barns, 34 or 33 lost their roofs. We had to put in (temporary) awnings because we are still in negotiations with the insurance company and that has been delayed,” Tacher said.

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