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Horse Racing @ Cal Expo

Fun to try...AT LEAST ONCE... but It can get expensive... everything costs...parking, stadium... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
rhogage
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Sacramento, California
Quit Horsing Around

This track isn't one of the best in California as kinda mediocre horses run either harness racing... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Steve R
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Roseville, California
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3 Oct 2018
“Horse Racing @ Cal Expo”
22 Dec 2017
“Quit Horsing Around”
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1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815-5104
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fun to try...AT LEAST ONCE... but It can get expensive... everything costs...parking, stadium entry, a program of who's running... Not a lot of food to choose from... if you sit in the "cheap" area... it's rather uncomfortable and can get pretty dirty and trashy by...More

Thank rhogage
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I Don't know how they can keep this place open! Was there on a Sat. night and if there were 40 people there that would be pushing it! Tote machines screwed me twice! Thy really didn't care! I wanted to see harness racing, but this...More

Thank Secondcrk
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This track isn't one of the best in California as kinda mediocre horses run either harness racing or Thoroughbreds. Best time to go is when the State Fair is going on and some decent horses come through. Other than that and really always, if you're...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great experience, races are on time and mostly well kept grounds. People throw their ticket stubs on the ground a lot

Thank limoguy123
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We usually go on opening day and have breakfast and lunch at the Turf Club with a good view of the track.

Thank Evita_1957
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A great way to start your venture to the state fair....lunch, a little gaming, winning and then venture to see the animals, art work, and take in the evening concert. We rarely attend the horse racing outside of the fair, becuase it is harness racing...More

Thank BonnieAlli
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had no idea that this place existed until I went to the Cal Expo for a winter event. When I saw it I was shocked. The place is nice. It's a very large and professional horse track.. Just like the others you see on...More

Thank PNCEngineering
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Check out the horse races at cal expo. Live harness races or mixed breed during the fair including thoroughbreds. They have pretty much daily Otb betting. It's a fun time out!!

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Sacramento's version of horse racing...harness racing is not a horse race...jockeys holding on in their little buggy - it always looks like the are holding the horse back so he wont win...but it is what it is...harness racing at Cal Expo...keep your expectations in check...More

2  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Overall a pretty fun night at the track I think mostly because we left with some decent winnings. Only thing we thought was kind of a negative was the time between races seemed like it took forever. Also a lot of families out there and...More

2  Thank AndyECV
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