They’re off and still running
Wine Country Horse Racing at Sonoma County Fair
Wine Country’s thoroughbred horse racing continues on both dirt-and-turf race surfaces at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa through Sunday, Aug. 14.
There are eight days remaining in the 75th running of Wine Country Horse Racing at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa, which continues daily through Sunday, Aug. 14, with no racing this Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 8 and 9.
Wine Country’s thoroughbred horse racing takes place on both dirt-and-turf race surfaces, with the daily post time being 12:45 p.m.
The remaining highlighted stakes races includethe Jess Jackson Owner’s Handicap (five furlongs) for 3-year-olds and the Wine Country Debutante (six furlongs) for 2-year-old fillies tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 6; the 40th running of the Joseph Grace Handicap (1-1/16 miles, turf) for 3-years-old-and-up this Sunday, Aug. 7; the Robert Dupret Derby (1-1/16 miles, turf) on Saturday, Aug. 13; and the 43rd running of the Cavonnier Juvenile Stakes (six furlongs) on Sunday, Aug. 14.
Horse-racing seminars are held at 11:15 a.m. in Shade Park (next to the fairgrounds track) preceding each race day.
Admission to the lower level is free with fair admission and upper reserved grandstand seats are $3 a person. Race tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.sonomacountyfair.com, or at the grandstand ticket box office. For admission costs, race schedules or for more information, call the Jockey Club at 524-6340.