The finest horse racing tracks in the world


10. Oaklawn Park:

The Oaklawn Park is located in the Hot Springs in Arkansas. The Park has a nice glass stand with slot type machines inside. It is worth visiting during the Racing Festival of the South as it provides with lots of good stakes races during that period. The casino facility makes it the largest gaming facility in Arkansas.

 9. Belmont Park:

The Belmont Park hosts the third leg of the Triple Crown i.e. the Belmont Stakes. It is 111 years old and located in New York. It has the capacity to fill in 50,000 audiences, and the autumn is the best time to visit. It has a magnificent track and is a must to visit for a horse racing fan.

 8. Arlington Park:

Located in Chicago, Arlington Park was opened in 1927. It has a nice restaurant in the Million Room which has an absolutely killer view of the track. After rebuilding, the track has been one of the finest. It is quite reasonable to visit the Park, and one shouldn’t miss the chance to visit such a wonderful race course.

 7. Ruidoso Downs:

Ruidoso Downs host the richest race in Quarter Horse racing i.e. the All American Futurity. It also has some exciting thoroughbred racing events hosted, and the beautiful mountain setting in the background gives a magic feeling to it. It is definitely a place to visit for the horse racing fans.

 6. Monmouth Park:

Monmouth is not that famous a track than the others mentioned in this list, but it does posses lots of good stakes action during the long summer meet. Located in New Jersey, the Park also has a touring music and extreme sports festival, making it even more exciting for fans to visit and have a good time.

 5. Churchill Downs:

Churchill Downs is that famous race track which hosts the Kentucky Derby annually. It was opened in 1875 and recently it has been involved in hosting the Breeders’ Cup on eight occasions. It can get heavily crowded at times, but one can divert some relaxations at the club houses, museum and Cinemas around.

 4. Del Mar race track:

The Del Mar racetrack is located in California and has an attendance capacity of 44,000 making it the second largest horse racing venue in the western United States. As it is located near the Pacific Ocean, it makes it much nicer to feel the breeze around in some tightly fought horse racing scenarios.

 3. Keeneland:

Located in Kentucky, Keeneland has a wonderful Thoroughbred horse racing facility and a sales complex. The feel has a different aura around it which makes one feel special. The racing is of the highest quality. Its best weather is in winter, and it is a treat to visit this elegant ground.

 2. Saratoga Race Course:

Inaugurated in 1863, the Saratoga Race Course is the third-oldest race course in the USA. Located in New York, the race course can fill around 50,000 people. The Spa provided some splendid relaxation time. It can get hot in Saratoga, but it is surely a place to visit in the city packed with passionate horse racing fans.

 1. Santa Anita Park:

Situated in California, Santa Anita Park hosts some of the most exciting events in the United States of America. With San Gabriel Mountains as the backdrop, Santa Anita Park is arguably one of the most beautiful racetracks in the world. May it be winter or may it be spring, the Park looks beautiful having a pleasant atmosphere almost every time.

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