Cal Expo Horse Racing

Address: 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, California 95815


Cal Expo is home to the only live Harness Racing track on the West Coast. For a short number of action-packed days every fall, live harness racing thunders through the Cal Expo racetrack with 14 days of those racing dates during the California State Fair. It opens the 1st Saturday in October for Saturdays only in October then moves to 2 day per week schedule (Friday and Saturday) in November, December.

The mile-long racetrack encircles a lake with fountains surrounded by a lush green lawn. The track is overseen by a multi-purpose grandstand.

There is a Clubhouse located above the Sports & Wagering Center which is only open outside of live harness racing as a party venue during the four big race days of the year:


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Cal Expo Racetrack Information

Live Racing: Friday, Saturday

Racing Dates: October to December

Course type: Harness

Main track: 1 mile

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