The Latest: Racing resumes at Woodbine in Toronto

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, people sit surrounded by empty seats as they wait for the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, people sit surrounded by empty seats as they wait for the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

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Thoroughbred racing has resumed at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto after a seven-week delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Saturday's racing, with no fans in attendance, marked the first professional sports action in the Toronto area since March 10, when the Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning. A total of 11 races ran at Woodbine with 118 entries. Racing had been scheduled to begin at Woodbine on April 18.

Before the first race, jockeys all took a knee in support of anti-racism protests around the world following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

British-born jockey Darryll P. Holland rode 14-1 longshot Majestic Fever to victory in the day's first race.

Fairywren, ridden by Luis Contreras, won the feature event, a $123,300 maiden on the turf course. Holland rode Candy's Dream, a 49-1 longshot, to second place in that race.

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