Horse Racing
The Elko County Fair includes seven fantastic days of horse racing with Pari-mutuel Betting. The Racing Office officially opens August 19th and all owners and trainers must be licensed prior to the first day of racing. The Race Track will officially open for training on August 5th. For more information you can call 775-738-3616 or after August 20th the racing office at 775-738-5686. Important dates to remember are the 1st of every month of April, May, June, July, August when race nomination payments are due. They must be postmarked by the first of each of those months.

Enjoy a couple of videos from the Elko County Fair.
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2014 Stakes Program
Race #1
2013 Champion
Winners Makesasplash
owner- Craig Thomas Duckworth Trainer: Riley Moosman

64th Annual Elko Intermountain Quarter Horse Futurity

For Two Year Olds- Foals of 2011
350 Yards
$10,000 Added-
$35,000 Est. Purse

Race #2
2013 Champion
El Rey Buccaneer
owner- Jeffery D Smith Trainer: Glade Van Tassell

32nd Annual Elko County Quarter Horse Derby

For Three Year Olds- Foals of 2010
400 Yards
$6,000 Added-
$15,000 Est. Purse

Make all Elko Fair Stakes checks payable to:
Elko County Fair Board
P.O. Box 2067, Elko, NV 89803


$500 if paid in full before April 1
$120 by 1st of each month, April 1 - Aug. 1
($600 total)
$500 by May 1, then $120 by June 1, July 1, Aug. 1
($860 total)
$700 by June 1, then $120 by July 1 & Aug. 1
($940 total)
$1000 by July 1, then $120 by Aug. 1
($1120 total)
$2,500 by August 1
$3,500 August 1 - August 15th
$5,000 August 15th to day of entry
(cash, cashier's check or credit/debit cards with an additional $3.00 fee)

Please see Stakes Nomination Form for more information and late payment schedule.

2014 Elko Race Stakes Nomination and Stall Reservations
contact JJ at 775-397-2769 for information.

Race Nomination Reports 2014 Updated for April Payment

Stall Reservation forms
Racing Condition Book 2014

Race Nomination Forms call 775-397-2769 to have them faxed or emailed.