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Arapahoe Park

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26000 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016-2026
+1 303-690-2400
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Great place to watch the horse races in Colorado!

If you're looking for a fun afternoon this is the place to spend it! What a great place to watch... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Joan C
Aurora, Colorado
via mobile
Not too sophisticated

This is not one of the most state-of-the-art thoroughbred racing tracks I have been to in the U.S... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26000 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016-2026
+1 303-690-2400
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a fun afternoon this is the place to spend it! What a great place to watch the horses run and do a little betting on the side. It is a well run venue with food and drink choices galore! There's plenty...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is not one of the most state-of-the-art thoroughbred racing tracks I have been to in the U.S. It is a place to make some bets, grab a snack, and hang out for a couple hours. I would not call it family-friendly, interesting, or particularly...More

Thank daveengel1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We really enjoy this place. We usually don't gamble much but enjoy bringing friends here to just sit, eat, talk and watch the horses. It is really neat that you can sit outside and watch the horses come in. We usually spend the entire day...More

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I went with a group that I belong to. We had reserved seating - it was very congenial. The food was ok.

Thank DeannaGordon
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Coming from north metro, it’s quite the drive. Not a drive I’d want to make every week, which I know is the point (trying to make gambling hard to get to). Lots of parking. I’ve only been to one other horse racing track, Retama Park...More

Thank Teriko
Reviewed 24 August 2016

You can't see the backstretch!!!! The absence of enough seats outdoors. Inside it's dated and dumpy.

Thank mike d
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses and Arabians right here at Arapahoe Park. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons May thru August! Seating available inside or outside. Affordable fun for the whole family

Thank Nativedancer
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We decided to spend the afternoon at the race track and was pleasantly surprised by how much fun we had l

Thank BCAgustin
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Racing season is short in Colorado so take advantage of the racing while you can. Inexpensive entertainment, food and drink prices are very reasonable and the racing is fast and fun, inexperienced betters can always ask for help from the people at the windows and...More

Thank 450SteveB
Reviewed 15 June 2016

An afternoon spent in air conditioned comfort in the elevator accessed, upper level adjacent to the finish line and overlooking the whole track with easy access to place your bets if you want to. Reasonably priced beverages and food served at your table by pleasant...More

Thank Dudley S
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