Racing 

Win, place, or show, there’s nothing quite like the spectacle of these magnificent animals competing on our gorgeous one-mile racetrack. Our live horse racing season runs May – October and includes both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse races. Races take place Thursday – Sunday with special race days occurring periodically. Come out to watch these horses compete and be a part of the action!

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Season: May 3 – September 10
Post Times: Weekday post times are at 6pm and Saturday & Sunday at 1pm

Live Quarter Horse Racing

Season: August 17 – October 12
Post Times: Friday at 6pm and Saturday & Sunday at 1pm

2019 Special Race Days & Events

August 19 |  Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
August 20 |  Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
August 26 |  Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
August 27 |  Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
September 2 | Iowa Classic | Post Time 4pm
September 3 | Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
September 9 | Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
September 10 | Thoroughbred Race Day | Post Time 6pm
September 14 | Regional Challenge Finals | Post Time 1pm
October 10 | Special Race Day | Post Time 6pm
October 12 | Quarter Horse Championships | Post Time 4pm

2019 Live Racing Schedule

Watch the Races While you Dine

Grab your friends and family and dine at Champions where you will enjoy a delicious buffet while watching the races from the comfort of your own table. Interested in becoming a season table holder? Call 515.967.8575 for more information.

2019 Corporate Sponsors