Live Racing




Enjoy Live Racing Excitement Octobe‚Äčr 4 - 15, 2017!

Only in Fresno can you enjoy the excitement of Live Horse Racing at the Fair! Be sure to mark your calendars and join us in the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand at the 2016 Big Fresno Fair for lots of hoof pounding action! A longstanding tradition of The Big Fresno Fair and the Valley, horse racing is one of those things that just has to be experienced live!

Post-times (Subject to Change):

Monday - Friday 1:15 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 12:15 p.m.

NOTE: Wednesday, October 4; Tuesday, October 10 & Wednesday, October 11 are Dark Days (No Racing). Dates subject to change.

Ground Floor Admission is FREE with paid admission to the Fairgrounds. Reserved or Box Seats are also available!

The Luxury Deck:
Located on the third floor of the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand, the Luxury Deck offers an exclusive wagering area, shaded tables, private bar, complimentary buffet, and a panoramic view of the track and the paddock. Tables are $150 on Fridays and Saturdays and $125 all other days.

The Turf Club:
Located on the fourth floor of the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand, the Turf Club offers a spacious interior, indoor and outdoor seating, air conditioning, private bar, personal restrooms, isolated betting stands, and multiple TV screens broadcasting live horse races from across the nation. Tables are $60 Fridays and Saturdays and $40 all other days.

Plus, don't forget about all of the excitement in between the races!

In addition to great stakes races, The Big Fresno Fair is proud to offer lots of excitement  in between the races every day!