Hippodrome d'Aylmer, previously known as Connaught Park is an exciting harness racing venue in Canada's Quebec. Also referred to as Aylmer Horse Race Track, the Hippodrome attracts large numbers of visitors to its fast-paced race calendar every season. Hippodrome d'Aylmer is one of the four race courses under the jurisdiction of the Canadian province of Quebec. Racegoers frequent Aylmer Race Track for its fantastic live racing, year-round simulcasting and impressive casino.
Live standardbred harness racing at Hippodrome d'Aylmer typically takes place on Saturday afternoons starting at about 1:30 pm. Aylmer Raceway features a half mile racecourse where pacers and trotters compete. Distances covered during races vary from 1 mile to 13/16 of a mile. The raceway has a speed rating of 2:02.04. Picture exquisite well-bred horses pulling along the carefully designed sulkies in a head-to-head battle to cross the finishing line first. The air is filled with tension as the standardbreds and riders enter the starting gate. A moment disappears and they're off. You sit on the edge of the seat eagerly awaiting the outcome. Imagine the thrill of your chosen horse trotting to victory. What an unforgettable experience!
Hippodrome d'Aylmer is open every day between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm for simulcast racing and wagering throughout the year. View top horse races from North America's best tracks. Place your bet on exciting races from around the continent. Aylmer Race Track offers a fantastic simulcasting schedule that enthusiastic racing fans do not want to miss out on. If you want to take a break from the harness racing action you can head off to the Video Lottery Room to try out one or more of the 65 video lottery machines. From there you can enjoy a lovely meal at Hippodrome d'Aylmer's Le Cheval Noir restaurant or grab a refreshment at the bar. Harness Racing aficionados visiting Quebec will certainly want to make a stop at Hippodrome d'Aylmer for a fantastic racing day experience.