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Rillito Park Horse Racetrack

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Fun at the races! Rented a table for $50 !

Great fun and you can seat 4. Bet a couple bucks and you can stay all afternoon and loose or win... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Kettering, Ohio
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The BEST Sunday Farmers markets in Tucson . The market is from 8am -12 . There are over 50. Vendors... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Historical landmark for quarter horse racing for 50 year.
13477 North Heritage Gateway, Tucson, AZ
+1 520-293-5011
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

If you are an experienced racing fan don't expect much. It is open for a limited time middle of Feb. and start of March. The track itself is very narrow for an eight horse field. Fields are sort of a blend of quarter horses and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

Great fun and you can seat 4. Bet a couple bucks and you can stay all afternoon and loose or win, not going to break you! Only on the weekends in February March

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The BEST Sunday Farmers markets in Tucson . The market is from 8am -12 . There are over 50. Vendors from fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods , hand made salsa,Smoked cheeses, jam's, jelly's , and much much more .

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Super fun day! Lots of gorgeous horses to watch. Very exciting races , and I won $5.00... gunna buy me a Cadillac!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank pat a
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We were very impressed with the whole experience at the Rillito race track. It's a small raceway, so it's easy to move around and see the horses up close in the paddock before the race and on the track running. It's easy to place bets...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

This is an inexpensive way to spend some time with the locals and maybe even win a few dollars. Parking is now up to $3 but still a deal. They have placed out padded chairs that go fast so get there early if you need...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The afternoon we were there the first six races were for thoroughbreds (5-6 furlongs) and the last two were for quarter horses (shorter, only about 20 seconds long). The place was packed - all ages and lots of families. General admission is $5 but for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank mgerhardt
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

The place where Quarterhorse Racing first started. What an experience! History. Pageantry. Fun! And best of all - lucrative! We only ever make a two dollar bet each but if you read the program and bet with your head you can make back the entry...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank DrSoule
Reviewed March 12, 2017

This track opened in 1943 and is the home to the beginningt of Quarter Horse Racing in America. Open only on week ends during the months of Feb. & Mar. this is not Churchill Downs or Santa Anita or Gulfstream, what it is, is a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a great local place. It's fun too just people watch and feel the excitement. The entrance fee was doable. The one word of caution. Go early as the parking lot fills quickly.

Date of experience: March 2017
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March 10, 2019|
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Response from finallybbs2 | Reviewed this property |
By the way I lived in the Dayton area for many years.
February 13, 2018|
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Response from DrSoule | Reviewed this property |
Post time is 1 pm
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December 25, 2017|
Response from mgerhardt | Reviewed this property |
Today is 2/18 and they have been racing on weekends since 2/10. The meet lasts six weekends. See their website