Jackson Harness Horse Racing Track in Michigan

Jackson Harness Raceway closed in 2008

Jackson Harness Raceway located in Michigan is a fantastic harness racing venue with all the necessary conveniences and numerous betting opportunities. In addition to great live racing, Jackson Raceway has a brilliant simulcasting schedule. So for all your harness race wagering requirements, make your way to Jackson Harness Raceway.

Jackson Harness Raceway's live racing calendar begins in April and carries on into July. With 24 race programs in the season there is plenty to keep keen race enthusiasts entertained. The harness racing track is a length of ½ mile with a breadth of 70 feet. The speed rating is 2:02.3. Six starters can begin behind the gate. Race post times are typically at 7:30 pm. Jackson Raceway was opened in 1948 and has seen a number of improvements and adjustments since then. Substantial crowds flock to view the top standardbred champions and their riders fighting to cross the finish line. The grandstand has a capacity of 6 500 so there is plenty of room for everyone who enjoys harness racing. Admission is free at the moment and parking costs just $1,00.

The Sulky Lounge at Jackson Harness Raceway offers delicious treats for hungry patrons. Visitors to the lounge can also engage in simulcast wagering on Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays all through the year. Broadcasting races from all around the country, Jackson Raceway attracts many racing fans outside of the live racing season.

The following individuals run Jackson Harness Raceway and ensure that all its patrons are kept happy: President – Daniel Rakieten; Racing Secretary – Pat McLeod and Publicity Director – Jill Bohne. Also on the property is the Track Store selling items such as hats, t-shirts, sweat shirts and programs.

Reaching Jackson Harness Raceway is easy. Situated on the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Ganson Street, it is easily accessible from Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo. Don't miss out on the great harness racing events of Jackson Raceway this season.


 



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Martyn Segal - 2011-03-31 23:46:27

I have a couple of Jackson Raceway official pins from 1957 and 1959. Have you always been Harness or were you ever Therobread? What was happening back then?

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