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Horse Racing in North Dakota

Spend a day at the races or explore the Equine Sciences Department at North Dakota State University to learn more about horse racing. The North Dakota Horse Park & Racetrack caters to horse racing enthusiasts of all ages with a six-furlong racetrack and stables that accommodate more than 400 horses. It’s located in Fargo and the ideal destination for summertime events and activities related to horse racing. It’s home to some of the finest thoroughbreds and quarter horse racing in the entire Midwest, a must-visit destination for any horse racing enthusiast.

The park and racetrack encompass 110 acres in Fargo and it’s a popular destination for thousands of spectators every year. More than 3,000 people show up for the races alone each summer and you’ll find plenty of other interesting things to do nearby. Live horse racing on Friday nights is a popular activity during the summer. You can also visit Chippewa Downs located in the Turtle Mountain Region of North Dakota on the Canadian border.

North Dakota Horse Park & Racetrack

For horseracing in North Dakota, this is the place. Actually, it’s both racing and education: this 110-acre site features the North Dakota Horse Park Racetrack and the North Dakota State University Equine Sciences Department. Found in Fargo, the six furlong racetrack is state-of-the-art; there is stabling for over 400 horses, indoor and outdoor riding arenas and grandstand seating for 1,500 people. Over 3,000 show up for many races, which take place across nine or 10 days each summer.