Horse Racing

The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this years fair. Free admission and Pari-Mutuel Wagering lets the avid horse fan enjoy and watch not only some of the finest horses in the state of Illinois, but also gives horse racing enthusiasts the chance to wager on one's favorite! Come out to the track between August 10th and August 16th and you might be lucky enough to see an Illinois record or even a world record fall!

US Trotting AssociationResults and Entry Information
Complete results and entry information for these races will be available on the Trotting Association website. If searching by TRACK - U.S. Pari-Mutuel, select SPRINGFIELD.

Thank you for your interest in Harness Racing at the Illinois State Fair. Currently there is not any information regarding the 2014 racing schedule. We will be posting information as it becomes available.

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