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at the

Stella Artois


2023 Stakes Races

Saturday, June 24, SHE’S A TIGER STAKES, $75,000, 3up F/M 1 1/16
Saturday, July 1, OAK TREE SPRINT, $75,000, 3up  ¾
Sunday, July 2, MARY CLARE SCHMITT OAKS $75,000, 3yo Fillies, 6 Furlongs
Sunday, July 9, EVERETT NEVIN STAKES, $75,000, 2yo  5 ½
Sunday July 9, THE PLEASANTON MILE, $150,000, 3up 1 70 yds


Opening Day is Friday, June 16

June 16 – July 9, 2023
Free with Fair Admission

This Summer enjoy LIVE horse racing every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday plus Tuesday, July 4th

June 16-18

June 23-25

June 30-July 2 & Tuesday, July 4

July 7-9

Post Times
Every Racing Day at 1:45pm

The Pleasanton Mile

One of the Richest Fair Races!

Guaranteed Mandatory Pick 6 Payout

Guaranteed Penta Fecta Mandatory Payout

Over $350,000 in prize money offered to owners

Be one of the first guests at the Grandstand and receive a FREE t-shirt or on the last day and receive a FREE cooling towel (both items are while supplies last)!

Free with Fair Admission

All at the Track

To learn all the ways to watch live racing while dining, visit Racing Reservations.

Fireworks + Drone Spectacular Show on both Friday, June 16 and June 30

 For information on Seasonal Box Seats, click here. To purchase a Box by the Day, click here.


To advertise at the track on the Jumbotron screen or in the Racing Program, click here

Play the Win, Place, Show contest daily (enter at the Grandstand near the Paddock Bar) day of racing.

Click to review the Horsemen Condition Book.

Party Planning!

Looking for a corporate outing during the 2024 Fair, contact the Trackside Lounge team to learn more and book early.

Cash to wager Notice

While most of the Fair takes debit and credit cards, Mutuel Tellers take CASH only. There are ATMs conveniently located in the Stella Artois Grandstand.

2023 Stakes Races

Watch & Wager

Watch this summer’s stakes races for free with Fair Admission or upgrade to the Trackside Terrace, Sky Lounge or a Season Box Seat!

*Subject to change


What Are Outriders?

At every track you visit, you’ll find outriders. These expert riders are tasked with supervising the day’s races and making sure that jockeys and horses all stay safe. They help to guide horses to the starting gate. On the rare occasion that a horse becomes loose, it is the outrider’s job to catch it and get it under control. Many of their steeds are retired thoroughbreds themselves.

The partnership between outrider and horse is crucial, as the outrider must trust in their mount while they attempt to grab a loose horse.

Outriders are on the track during morning workouts as well. They keep order in the chaos, pick up loose horses and help stop runaway horse with riders. They also help with crazy horses. Outriders have saved me on several occasions and play a crucial role in horse racing. ❤️ to the outriders!