Satellite Wagering

The Starting Gate- Where Live Horse Racing is Always in Season! 

Join Us at the Fairgrounds for the Kentucky Derby on May 5

Like to watch and wager on the ponies? Want to enjoy one of the biggest horse racing tradition of the year? Then mark your calendars and join us for the 144th Kentucky Derby on May 5 at the Fresno Fairgrounds in The Starting Gate. Gates open at 7 a.m. First race starts at 10 a.m. You won't want to miss out on all of the excitement! 

The Starting Gate at the Fresno Fairgrounds:   
$5 Admission to Grandstand
Free Parking
Additional $5 for VIP suite admission
For questions, please contact us at (559) 650-FAIR
Or head to Club One Casino's Polo Lounge & Event Center. Admission is $10 and includes: 
Polo Lounge & Event
Center Admission
Complimentary Appetizer Buffet
Live Poker & Black Jack Tables
Multiple Flat Screen TVs
Buffet is an additional $17.
Reservations Recommended, call (559) 497-3000


Enjoy live satellite wagering 4 days a week, 52 weeks a year!
Catch America's best tracks and hottest races all year long at The Starting Gate in its new location across the street from the Butler Avenue Gate Entrance.

Click here for a map of The Starting Gate's location on the Fresno Fairgrounds.

Hours of Operation

The Starting Gate
Thursday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

All Wednesday racing will be at Club One Casino's Polo Lounge.

Night Racing is available on Friday - Sunday at both The Starting Gate and at the Polo Lounge. There is NO night racing on Thursdays.





Contact Info: (559) 650-FAIR
  Click here for more information about the Polo Lounge @ Club One Casino.