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Your Weekly Horse Racing Update!

Enjoy live horse racing year-round at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate or at Club One Casino’s Polo Lounge! Admission is only $5 for the Starting Gate! You don’t want to miss this BIG weekend of racing! Whether you are experienced at wagering or a novice, come out and try your luck on the ponies!

Here are our HOT TICKET races for this weekend:

        Saturday, January 17

o    $300,000 – Las Virgenes S @ Santa Anita Park

Central Valley Australian Shepherd's Club Dog Show, January 31 & February 1

Don’t miss the Central Valley Australian Shepherd's Club Dog Show this Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Infield Grass Area. Come out and see some of the cutest four-legged contestants around. More: http://www.centralvalleyasc.org/uploads/2/2/0/4/22049106/feb_2015_flyer.pdf

Sun Maid Kennel Club Dog Show, January 31 & February 1

Don’t miss the Sun Maid Kennel Club Dog Show this Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Industry Commerce Building. Come out and see some of the cutest four-legged contestants around. Watch as purebred dogs compete to see who is the most obedient of them all! More: http://www.sunmaidkennelclub.org/

Stop By for Amazing Bargains – Weekly Swap Meet

Attention Bargain Hunters! Don’t forget to check out the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Flea Market & Swap Meet every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Here you’ll find great food, entertainment and some of the best bargains in the Valley with over 600 vendor spaces. Admission is FREE on Thursday and Saturday, then pay only $1.00 admission on Sunday. Children 10 and under are always FREE!

More Information: http://fresnofair.com/flea-market-and-swap-meet

Your Weekly Horse Racing Update!

Enjoy live horse racing year-round at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate or at Club One Casino’s Polo Lounge! Admission is only $5 for the Starting Gate! You don’t want to miss this BIG weekend of racing! Whether you are experienced at wagering or a novice, come out and try your luck on the ponies!

Here are our HOT TICKET races for this weekend:

         Saturday, January 24

o    $400,000 – Holy Bull S (gr. II) @ Gulfstream Park Racing Association

The Fair Wins Its 3rd Merrill Award and 19 Other Awards at WFA Convention

The Big Fresno Fair received 19 awards at the 92nd Annual Western Fairs Association (WFA) Achievement Awards ceremony that was held in Reno. The Big Fresno Fair took home an amazing 9 first-place honors including the “Frozen at the Fair” Singing Competition and the Fair’s Water Conservation and Education Efforts. Additionally, the Fair recorded its 3rd Merrill Award – the highest award given in the fair industry – for The Big Fresno Fair Museum and the new documentary-style video, Heritage Talks. The Big Fresno Fair and its programs would not be a success without your support…so thank you!! We’re already counting down to the 2015 Big Fresno Fair, which will be October 7 – 18!

Read the complete press release and full list of awards here: http://bit.ly/1L3A0v3

Register for the 2015 Farm & Nutrition Day!

Calling all Fresno County 3rd grade teachers! Register your class for the 10th Annual Farm & Nutrition Day at the Fresno Fairgrounds on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This educational and fun field trip helps students understand the important connection between the foods on their plate and the crops grown here in the Central Valley through a variety of activities. Deadline to register is February 1st!

Remembering Martin Luther King

Today, we take a moment to remember and honor civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Martin Luther King. His legacy of peace and love continues to live on. Also, please note that the Fresno Fairgrounds Administration Office is closed today. We will be back open on Tuesday, January 20.   

 Sincerely,

Fair Management & Staff 

Central Coast Gun Show, January 17 & 18

The Central Coast Gun Show is coming to the Fresno Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. Bringing between 250 - 300 tables of guns ranging from all prices and sizes, the Central Coast Gun Show is sure to attract both expert and novice customers. Come check it out Saturday, January 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, January 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Commerce Building. More: http://www.centralcoastgunshows.com/

Your Weekly Horse Racing Update!

Enjoy live horse racing year-round at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate or at Club One Casino’s Polo Lounge! Admission is only $5 for the Starting Gate! You don’t want to miss this BIG weekend of racing! Whether you are experienced at wagering or a novice, come out and try your luck on the ponies!

Here are our HOT TICKET races for this weekend:

         Saturday, January 17

o    $250,000 – Sunshine Millions Classic @ Gulfstream Park Racing Association