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RUN THE MILE • 90s DOLLAR NIGHT • LGA MILE PRE-FUNK PARTY
GATES OPEN: 9:30 AM | FIRST RACE: 5 PM
BREAKFAST AT THE WIRE (8 – 10 AM)
Enjoy an intimate presentation of behind-the-scene experiences in racing.
* Reservations are not required.
RUN THE MILE
Ever wonder what it’s like to run around the track with the wind in your hair? Here’s your chance (and you don’t have to carry a jockey!)
Slip on your sneakers to run or walk the race oval with your friends and family (Open to all ages. No strollers or pets, please.)
The record for The Mile at Emerald Downs is 1:32:90 (Point Piper 2016). What will your time be?
Pre-registration (closes Friday, August 10 at midnight) = $20 To register, click here.
– After-race snack
– Two General Admission passes for each race day: August 11 and August 12 (Longacres Mile)
– Donation to Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
*Day of Race entry fee $25:
Check-in at 9 AM
Race Begins 10:30 PM
Yo’ the races are dope and you can save some mean cheddar tonight!
FIRST RACE 5 PM
DOLLAR SPECIALS (4 PM – last race): Tacos • Fountain Soda • Grandstand Reserved Seat • Program • Oreo Bar (ice cream novelty) • Deck of Cards from the Gift Shop
We’ll have a DJ blaring 90s music near the Winner’s Circle between the Thoroughbred races.
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center horses in the Park!
Since 1976, Little Bit has led the effort to help those with disabilities to lead more enriched lives through adaptive horseback riding and hippotherapy. They provide a community where horses transform the bodies, minds, and spirits of people with disabilities.
After the races, head up to the 5th floor and enjoy live music and dancing!
Enjoy the Longacres Mile Pre-Funk Party with Chrissy Alexander & Expertease
FREE to attend • Must be 21 or older
Gates open at 9:30 AM. Please review our calendar for exact opening times.
Open daily 12 PM (Noon) – 2 AM
Featuring 15 of your favorite table games!