Horseracing Tracks in the United States

Horseracing in America

Turf Paradise (state-subsidized) (Nov-May) owner: Jerry Simms
Arizona Downs (no racing in 2023) owner: Auther family
Rillito Park (Feb-Apr) owner: Pima County
Cochise County Fair (2023: 2 days in Apr)
Santa Cruz Fair (2023: 2 days in May)

Arkansas (lone track state-subsidized)
Oaklawn Park (Dec-May) owner: Oaklawn Jockey Club (Cella family)

Del Mar (Jul-Sep, Nov-Dec) owner: state of California
Golden Gate Fields (year-round) owner: The Stronach Group
Los Alamitos Race Course (year-round) owner: Ed Allred
Santa Anita Park (Dec-Jun, Sep-Nov) owner: The Stronach Group
Cal Expo (harness)
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton (2023: 13 days in Jun-Jul)
California State Fair, Sacramento (2023: 7 days in Jul)
Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa (2023: 7 days in Aug)
Humboldt County Fair, Ferndale (2023: 6 days in Aug)
Big Fresno Fair, Fresno

Arapahoe Park (Jun-Sep) owner: Bally’s

Delaware (all tracks state-subsidized)
Delaware Park (May-Nov) owners: Clairvest Group, Rubico Gaming
Dover Downs (harness) operator: Bally’s
Harrington Raceway (harness) owner: Harrington Raceway

Florida (all tracks state-subsidized)
Gulfstream Park (year-round) owner: The Stronach Group
Tampa Bay Downs (Nov-May) owners: Stella Thayer, Howell Ferguson

Cassia County Fair (2023: 2 days in Aug)
Eastern Idaho State Fair, Black Foot (2023: 4 days in Sep)
Jerome County Fair (2023: 2 days in Jun)
Oneida County Fair (2023: 4 days in Aug)
Pocatello Downs (2023: 8 days in May-Sep)

Illinois (both tracks state-subsidized)
Hawthorne Race Course (both flat and harness) owner: Carey family
Fairmount Park (Apr-Nov) owner: Bill Stiritz

Indiana (both tracks state-subsidized)
Horseshoe Indianapolis (Apr-Nov) owner: Caesars Entertainment
Hoosier Park (harness) owner: Caesars Entertainment

Iowa (lone track state-subsidized)
Prairie Meadows (May-Sep) owner: Polk County

Kentucky (all tracks state-subsidized)
Churchill Downs (Apr-Jun, Sep-Dec) owner: Churchill Downs
Keeneland (Apr, Oct) owner: Keeneland Association
Ellis Park (Jul-Aug) owner: Churchill Downs
Turfway Park (Jan-Mar, Dec) owner: Churchill Downs
Kentucky Downs (2023: 7 days in Aug-Sep) owners: Ron Winchell, Marc Falcone
Oak Grove (harness) owner: Churchill Downs
Red Mile (harness) owner: Lexington Trots Breeders Assoc.

Louisiana (all tracks state-subsidized)
Delta Downs (mostly year-round) owner: Boyd Gaming
Evangeline Downs (Apr-Dec) owner: Boyd Gaming
Fair Grounds Race Course (Nov-Mar) owner: Churchill Downs
Louisiana Downs (Jan-Sep) owner: Rubico Acquisition Corp.

Maine (lone commercial track state-subsidized)
Bangor Raceway (harness) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Cumberland and various other county fairs (harness)

Maryland (all tracks state-subsidized)
Laurel Park (mostly year-round) owner: The Stronach Group
Pimlico Race Course (May-Jun, Sep) owner: The Stronach Group
Rosecroft Raceway (harness) owner: The Stronach Group
Ocean Downs (harness) owner: Churchill Downs
Timonium, Maryland State Fair (2023: 7 days in Aug-Sep)

Massachusetts (lone track state-subsidized)
Plainridge Park (harness) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National

Michigan (lone track state-subsidized)
Northville Downs (harness) owner: Mike Carlo

Minnesota (both tracks state-subsidized)
Canterbury Park (May-Sep) owners: Randy and Curt Sampson
Running Aces Racetrack (harness) owner: North Metro Harness Initiative

Great Falls (2023: 6 days in Jul)
Miles City (2023: 6 days in May)

Nebraska (all tracks soon to be state-subsidized)
Fonner Park (Feb-May) owner: Hall County
Columbus Racing (Sep-Oct) owner: Columbus Exposition and Racing
Legacy Downs (2023: 1 day – 1 race, 2 horses – in Oct)
Horsemen’s Park (2023: 1 day – 1 race, 3 horses – in Oct)
Fair Play Park (2023: 1 day – 1 race – in Apr)
Atokad Downs (2023: 2 days – 6 races – in Jun)

Elko County Fair (2023: 6 days in Aug-Sep)
White Pine County Fair (2023: 3 days in Aug)

New Jersey (all tracks state-subsidized)
Monmouth Park (May-Sep) owner: New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Meadowlands (flat/harness) (flat: Sep-Oct) operator: Jeff Gural
Freehold Raceway (harness) owners: Penn National, Greenwood Racing

New Mexico (all tracks state-subsidized)
Albuquerque (Sep-Oct) owner: state of New Mexico
Ruidoso Downs (May-Sep) owners: Johnny Trotter, Chicho Flores
Sunland Park (Dec-Apr) owner: Fulton family
Sunray Park (Apr-May) owner: Kenny Kendrick
Zia Park (Nov-Dec) owner: Penn National

New York (all tracks state-subsidized)
Aqueduct Racetrack (Nov-Apr) operator: New York Racing Association
Belmont Park (Apr-Jul, Sep-Oct) operator: New York Racing Association
Saratoga Race Course (Jul-Sep) operator: New York Racing Association
Finger Lakes Racetrack (Apr-Nov) owner: Delaware North
Batavia Downs (harness) owner: Western OTB
Buffalo Raceway (harness) owner: Erie County Agricultural Society
Monticello Raceway (harness) owner: Empire Resorts
Saratoga Raceway (harness) owner: Saratoga Harness Racing Inc.
Tioga Downs (harness) owner: Jeff Gural
Vernon Downs (harness) owner: Jeff Gural
Yonkers Raceway (harness) owner: MGM Resorts

North Dakota
Chippewa Downs (2023: 8 days in Jun)
North Dakota Horse Park (2023: 6 days in Jul)

Ohio (all tracks state-subsidized)
Belterra Park (Apr-Oct) operator: Boyd Gaming
Mahoning Valley (Jan-Apr, Oct-Dec) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Thistledown (Apr-Oct) owner: Vici Properties
Dayton Raceway (harness) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Miami Valley (harness) owners: Delaware North, Churchill Downs
Northfield Park (harness) owner: MGM Resorts
Scioto Downs (harness) owner: Caesars Entertainment

Oklahoma (all tracks state-subsidized)
Remington Park (Mar-Jun, Aug-Dec) owner: Chickasaw Nation
Will Rogers Downs (Mar-May, Sep-Nov) owner: Cherokee Nation
Fair Meadows (Jun-Jul) owner: Tulsa County

Eastern Oregon Livestock Show (2023: 2 days – just 11 races – in Jun)
Grants Pass (2023: 8 days in Jun-Jul)
Crooked River Roundup (2023: 4 days in Jul)
Tillamook County Fair (2023: 4 days in Aug)
Harney County Fair (Sep)

Pennsylvania (all tracks state-subsidized)
Parx Racing (year-round) owner: Greenwood Gaming
Penn National (year-round) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Presque Isle Downs (May-Oct) owner: Churchill Downs
Harrah’s Philadelphia (harness) owner: Vici Properties/Caesars Entertainment
Meadows (harness) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Pocono Downs (harness) owner: Mohegan Sun

Lone Star Park (Apr-Jul, Sep-Dec) owner: Global Gaming/Chickasaw Nation
Retama Park (Jun-Aug) operator: Penn National
Sam Houston Park (Jan-Jun) owners: Penn National, Maxxam
Gillespie County Fair (2023: 8 days in Jul-Aug)

Weber Downs (2023: 5 days in Apr-May)

Virginia (lone track state-subsidized)
Colonial Downs (Jul-Sep) owner: Colonial Downs Group
Shenandoah County Fair (harness) (10 days in Sep/Oct)

Washington (lone track state-subsidized)
Emerald Downs (May-Sep) owner: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

West Virginia (both tracks state-subsidized)
Charles Town Races (year-round) owner: Gaming and Leisure/Penn National
Mountaineer Racetrack (Apr-Dec) owner: Vici Properties/Century Casinos

Wyoming (all tracks state-subsidized)
Energy Downs (May-Jun)
Sweetwater Downs (Aug-Oct)
Wyoming Downs (Jun-Aug)

Steeplechase Races
Aiken Spring, South Carolina (Mar)
Cheshire Hunt, Pennsylvania (Mar)
Carolina Cup (Camden), South Carolina (Apr)
Old Dominion, Virginia (Apr)
My Lady’s Manor (Monkton), Maryland (Apr)
Tryon Block House, North Carolina (Apr)
Grand National, Maryland (Apr)
Middleburg Spring, Virginia (Apr)
Foxfield Spring, Virginia (Apr)
Maryland Hunt Cup (Glyndon), Maryland (Apr)
Queen’s Cup, North Carolina (Apr)
Virginia Gold Cup (Great Meadow), Virginia (May)
Winterthur, Delaware (May)
Iroquois (Percy Warner), Tennessee (May)
Willowdale, Pennsylvania (May)
Radnor Hunt (Malvern), Pennsylvania (May)
Pine Mountain, Georgia (Nov)
Fair Hill, Maryland (May)
Legacy Chase, Maryland (Sep)
Far Hills, New Jersey (Oct)
Genesee Valley, New York (Oct)
Aiken Fall Steeplechase, South Carolina (Oct)
Middleburg Fall Races, Virginia (Oct)
Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, Pennsylvania (Nov)
Charleston, South Carolina (Nov)
Montpelier, Virginia (Nov)

Equibase List of Training Tracks