County commission chairman Jay Matthews visited an “agritourism day” at the English Farm racecourse known by the Spanish name for a century-old farm. He said another event is planned for May 19, with reported racehorse training going on.
The track does not yet have a business license and the first reading of the county agritourism code it would fall under is set for Lamar County’s May 21 meeting. The second reading will be held in June. Matthews stressed it would not be only for the English track, which would be the fourth or fifth such facility in Georgia if it is approved.
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