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Gillespie Fair offers Aug 9 & 10 horse race meet in Fredericksburg
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014

The Gillespie County Fair & Festival Association (GCFFA) invites everyone to two days of live pari-mutuel horse racing at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds on Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10.

Post time is 1:00 pm each day. Gates open at 11:00 am, and races run until approximately 6:00 pm.

General admission for the horse races is $7 for adults; $3 for children ages 6-15; and free for children 5 and under. Reserved Seats are $10, and Box Seats are $15 per seat, regardless of age.

Tickets for all events can be purchased online in advance. Go to and click on the ticket link for a secure online transaction, plus information on all of the Gillespie Fair and Festival Association’s 2014 events.

Guests can enjoy a variety of food and drink at the food court and beer garden on the grounds. Parking is free at the fair grounds, located just south of Fredericksburg on Hwy 16.

This is the third of four weekends of live pari-mutuel horse racing at the Gillespie Fair’s Class 3 track. The final race weekend of the season will be on Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24. That coincides with the Gillespie County Fair, which is held August 21 through 24, and which will feature Moe Bandy, Jody Nix, and Kyle Park.

Information and tickets online at or by calling (830) 997-2359.

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