Harness Racing

Erie County Fair Races

Hamburg, NY – The Erie County Fair is right around the corner and to end July with a bang, the Erie County Fair along with Buffalo Raceway are hosting the New York County Fair series on Friday, July 15. The first post is at 1:00 pm on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg for the special annual card.


Over 25 horses are expected to compete in eight races with over $24,000 in purse money up for grab.  The County Fair Series is a non-pari-mutuel series designed for young horses that are building their skills.  The races are held at 22 County Fairs throughout New York State, bringing the excitement to the backyards of thousands each summer.  With no betting and free admission, the County Fair Series offers a family atmosphere for race fans of all ages.

 Although the matinee card is non-betting, simulcast wagering will be available from tracks across the country.

 Live racing continues at Buffalo Raceway through Sunday, July 24. Post time is 5:00 pm Wednesday and Friday, 6:00 pm Saturday and 12:30 pm on Sunday.  Simulcast wagering from across North America is available Wednesday through Sunday, year round.

 The Erie County Fair runs August 10 through August 21, 2016 on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY featuring a mile long midway, over 2,500 animals, top name grandstand concerts and more.

For more information and how to enter click here http://www.buffaloraceway.com/horsemen/ec-fair-race/