Arapahoe Park race track, located in Aurora Colorado was reopened in 1992, offering racegoers some of the most exciting events around. With live races taking place every week Saturday through Monday, and simulcast racing the rest of the week, Arapahoe Park certainly keeps the excitement going. Enjoy a variety of stakes including thoroughbred racing, quarter horse stakes, appaloosa competitions and Arabian dashes.
Arapahoe Park boasts a one mile oval track with a distance of 1,029 feet from the last turn to the finishing line. The live racing season at this superb horse racing facility runs from June through to September and post times are at 1:00 pm. Energy-filled quarter horse stakes at Arapahoe include the Cherry Creek Futurity, Lucile Rowe Derby, RMQHA Championship, Rocky Mountain Futurity, Mile High Futurity and Mile High Derby. These races vary from 330 yards to 400 yards. Thoroughbred horse racing fans can view races such as The Inaugural, Arapahoe Park Sprint, Front Range, Colorado Derby, CTBA Lassie Stakes, CTBA Futurity, Silver Cup Futurity, CTBA Breeders' Oaks and more. Other popular events include the Cobra Challenge, Western Stakes Futurity and Harvest Cup Futurity.
When there isn't live racing at Arapahoe Park, racegoers can still stay entertained with simulcast racing of both horse racing and greyhound racing from around the United States. Simulcast race wagering is offered 5 days a week. A large selection of seating is available at Arapahoe Park race track from track-side bleachers to the indoor climate-controlled grandstand. Clubhouse seating is available for a fee and each table has a television set. When hunger strikes there are several food outlet options including lunch served in the Clubhouse.
Arapahoe Park provides eager racegoers with an all-round horse racing adventure. Everyone is certain to be pleased with the energetic atmosphere, beautiful horses, thrilling races and brilliant facilities all set in the natural wonder of Aurora.