Ready for pure heart-pounding excitement? Then plan to visit the Fairplex Park Budweiser Grandstand, for 17 consecutive days of live thoroughbred, Appaloosa and quarter horse racing at the 2004 L.A. County Fair, Sept. 10-26. chinabnr.
The season runs every day of the Fair and general admission to the Fairplex Park Budweiser Grandstand is free with Fair admission. Box seating is available for a minimal fee.
Pari-mutuel wagering is offered and dining is available at the air-conditioned Top of the Park restaurant. First post of the day is 12:30 p.m. on weekdays and noon on weekends. There is a stakes race everyday and daily promotions as well.
Adding to the fun, Fairplex Park Budweiser Grandstand is celebrating “Aloha Fridays.” Wear a Hawaiian shirt or skirt and receive a free box seat any Friday and a chance to win a trip for two to Hawaii. Also on “Aloha Fridays,” the grandstand will feature a luau with Polynesian music and dancing to entertain race guests between races. Senior Tuesday and College Wednesday are new additions with special activities planned.
Think you have what it takes to be Handicapper of the Year? If you do, step up to the starting gate and test your skills for a chance to win great prizes.
Enter the NTRA/DRF Handicapping Tournament, which takes place every weekend during the Fair, Sept. 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26. Grand prizes include a trip to Las Vegas and $90,000 in total prize money.
The Fairplex Park Budweiser Grandstand also features a “Day At The Races” program during the Fair for an ultimate thrill for family, friends, employees or clients. Fairguests can choose from a variety of packages ranging in price from $150 for four people to $450 for 16 people.
All “Day At The Races” packages include the following:
• Admission to the L.A. County Fair
• VIP parking
• Box seats at the finish line
• Racing programs and betting guides
• Group photo in the winner’s circle
• Welcome message on the Tote Board
• Race named for your group in the official program
• Free betting vouchers and more
You can reserve a package by calling (909) 865-4094 or send requests by fax to (909) 622-5652.
For more information about the Fair, call (909) 623-3111 or visit the Web site at www.lacountyfair.com.