Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Band for June 27th

Head on down to Eureka Downs on June 27th to take in the races and listen to music by Cedar Creek Crossing, a local bluegrass band. Cedar Creek Crossing will be playing in the concourse prior to the races and between races. Gates open at 11:45am and post time is 12:30pm. General admission is only $3 for an adult and kids get in free. Concessions and pari-mutual betting is available at Eureka down. For more information check out

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

News Flash

On May 25th (Opening Day of the races) Tavia Kemp a junior at Flint Hills High School will be singing the National Anthem.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

2009 Race Schedule

Eureka Downs is getting ready to kick off its 137th year of racing-yes, you heard it straight from the horse’s mouth. Eureka will be having 10 DAYS of Live Horse RACING. Our opening day is Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day. Doors open at 11:45, with racing time set at 12:30 p.m. Quarter horse and thoroughbred horses make up our seven race card. Mark your calendar for racing days: May 25th, May 30th, June 6th, June 13-14, June 20-21, June 27-28 and July 4th. Admission fee is $3 and children are free. Eureka Downs has outdoor stadium seating or you can book a table in the air conditioned non-smoking Turf Club, call (620)583-5528. Concessions stand is available. Come for a fun afternoon at the Racing Capital of Kansas.


  • On May 30th be sure to stop in for live entertainment by the Shrine’s Oriental Band.
  • June 13th Sheldon Lawrence and his Kloggers will be a sight to see!
  • June 21 the Harmony Sunflower’s 4-H group will provide great family fun with kids games for all ages.
  • On June 28 come watch the South Central Square Dancer between races.

Other exciting things are in the planning stages so check back to see what else there will be to do at the races this year.

There is no better way to spend the day so...

Race on in to Eureka Downs!!