Finger Lakes Race Track
The Finger Lakes Race Track is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region in New York. Located in an area with abundant wineries and recreational activities, Finger Lakes Race Track has become a favorite tourist spot. Finger Lakes expanded into a racino operation with slots in 2004.
Finger Lakes Race Track Layout
As part of their progressive development plan, Finger Lakes Race Track opened an Equine Swim Facility on their grounds in 2002. The Equine Swim Facility gives trainers another option when training horses.
Track History & Quick Facts
Finger Lakes Race Track was started in May of 1962. On opening day, over 9,000 horse racing fans came out to watch great horse racing action. Some of the horse racing world's best horses and jockeys have raced at Finger Lakes Race Track.
In 1962, $14.3 million was wagered on Finger Lakes racing. The popularity of horse racing combined with the stellar quality of action at Finger Lakes has helped that figure grow to over $200 million annually. 1999 was a banner year with more than $208 million wagered by horse racing fans. As part of their progressive plan, Finger Lakes Race Track opened an Equine Swim Facility on their grounds in 2002. The Equine Swim Facility gives trainers another option when training horses.
Finger Lakes Race Track is home to several stakes races throughout the year. The marquee event is The New York Derby. It is typically held in late July. The event is the second leg of the Big Apple Triple. The Big Apple Triple is open to all New York bred horses that are three years old. The Big Apple Triple's first leg is the Mike Lee Handicap at Belmont Park. The final stop of The Big Apple is the Albany Handicap at Saratoga race track. The Big Apple Triple is a great example of local horse racing pride. This western New York race track has been home to some historic races.
Finger Lakes Betting Odds
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