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: Monday –  Friday 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

May 4 | Kentucky Derby | Post Time 4pm
May 18 | Preakness| Post Time 4pm
May 27 | Memorial Day | Post Time 1pm
June 8 | Belmont | Post Time 4pm
June 16 | Wiener Dog Races | Post Time 4pm
July 3 | Fireworks | Post Time 4pm
July 4 | Independence Day | Post Time 4pm
July 5 | Festival of Racing | Post Time 6pm
July 6 | Festival of Racing | Post Time 6pm
July 14 | Camel, Zebra, & Ostrich Races | Post Time 1pm
September 2 | Iowa Classic | Post Time 4pm
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

Interested in becoming a season table holder at Champions Restaurant, overlooking the Prairie Meadows Racetrack? Please call 515.967.8575 for more information?