THE GREATEST RACE TRACKS IN USA

Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky

Churchill Downs is one of the premier thoroughbred racecourses in the USA. Since it was first opened over 100 years ago the track has hosted the famed Kentucky Derby each year.

The facilities and race track spread over 147 acres with the twin spires grandstand becoming a symbol for the famous track and the derby.

The track has also been featured in many popular horse movies such as ‘Dreamer’ and ‘The Great Race Horse’.

Churchill Downs
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California

The Santa Anita racecourse in California is home to some of the most prominent racing events in the USA.

The race track and facilities are of the highest quality and boast the beautiful backdrop of the San Gabriel mountains.

In 2006, the track was listed in the National Register of Historic Places due to it’s use as an ‘Assemble Center’ for Japanese Americans during World War II.

The track is also home to the famous statue ‘Seabiscuit who won the 1940 Santa Anita Derby and is considered the most remarkable thoroughbred race horse in history.

Santa Anita
Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore, Maryland

Pimlico race track, is second oldest race track in the USA and is home to the prestigious $1 million Preakness Stakes race, the second leg of the Triple Crown.

The track is nicknamed ‘old hiltop’ due a small rise in the infield where thoroughbred trainers and spectators can gather together before races.

Pimlico

 

Belmont Park in Long Island, New York

One of the most popular racecourses in the United States, Belmont Park race track is the home of the final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown – the Belmont Stakes also known as the ‘Test of the Champion‘.

The track features over 60 stakes worth $18.55 million each year and is definitely one of the best race tracks to visit.

Belmont Park
Belmont Park in Long Island, New York

One of the most popular racecourses in the United States, Belmont Park race track is the home of the final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown – the Belmont Stakes also known as the ‘Test of the Champion‘.

The track features over 60 stakes worth $18.55 million each year and is definitely one of the best race tracks to visitBelmont Park

 

 

 

 

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