The Erie County Fair is right around the corner and to end July with a bang, the Agricultural & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, the Erie County Fair along with Buffalo Raceway are hosting the New York County Fair series on Wednesday July 16. The first post is at 1:05 pm on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual card.
Twenty horses are expected to compete in seven races with over $20,000 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.
Live racing continues at Buffalo Raceway through Sunday, July 20. Post time is 5:00 pm Wednesday, 6:40 pm Friday and Saturday and 1:05 pm on Sunday. Simulcast wagering from across North America is available Wednesday through Sunday, year round.
The Erie County Fair runs August 6 through August 17, 2014 on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY featuring a mile long midway, over 2,500 animals, top name grandstand concerts and more.
by Jon Cramer, for Buffalo Raceway