Arapahoe Park hosts horse racing in Colorado in 2016 from May 20 to August 14. Racing takes place on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as well as Mondays for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The first post time each day is at 1 p.m.
The three breeds that race at Arapahoe Park: Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses, and Arabians.
"Gates Open at Arapahoe Park" airs on Altitude Sports & Entertainment. See schedule for airtimes.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18
Arapahoe Park will partner with the Colorado Horse Council for the "Heritage Ride" and the Arabian Horse Association for the "Arabian Horse Day at Arapahoe Park" on Saturday, June 18. Horse lovers from Colorado can bring their horses to Arapahoe Park to ride on a trail that includes the racetrack beginning at 8 a.m. Then enjoy a day at the races with lunch, behind-the-scenes tours, watching races from Arapahoe Park's cabana, crafts and games for kids, and prizes.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19
All fathers will receive free admission and a free Arapahoe Park hat while supplies last. There will also be the annual Father's Day buffet—buy one buffet and Dad eats free.
Top Moments from Arapahoe Park in 2015
Gates Open at Arapahoe Park
Through the eyes of a jockey, the gate crew, and cross country using GoPro cameras, as well as the oldest horse racing video from the Library of Congress from 1897 using the moving picture technology of Thomas Edison.
Interview with Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, and look at difficulty of winning Triple Crown by Arapahoe Park announcer Jonathan Horowitz.
History of Colorado horse racing, from Centennial Race Track opened in 1950 to Arapahoe Park racing every year since 1992
Arapahoe Park Gift Shop | Winning Touches Equestrian Gifts
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