The Summer Season brings four weekends of live horse racing at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track on Highway 16 South, about 3 miles from Main Street. Live races feature quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials and futurities.
Simulcast Racing: In addition to live horse racing, quarter horse, thoroughbred and greyhound races are simulcast in the Biergarten from Texas tracks and out-of-state tracks on each of the live racing days. Post time is 1:00 p.m. each day. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. Races run until about 6:00 p.m.
For year round simulcast races, visit The Race Barn located on South Highway 16 at the entrance to the Fairgrounds. Hours are Thursday through Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m.