Hamburg, NY --- The Erie County Fair is right around the corner and to end July with a bang, the Agricultural & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, the Erie County Fair and Buffalo Raceway are hosting the New York County Fair series on Wednesday (July 16).
The first post is at 1:05 p.m. on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual card.
Some 20 horses are expected to compete in seven races with more than $20,000 in purse money up for grabs. The County Fair Series is a non-pari-mutuel series designed for young horses that are building their skills. The races are held at 22 County Fairs throughout New York State, bringing the excitement to the backyards of thousands each summer. With no betting and free admission, the County Fair Series offers a family atmosphere for race fans of all ages.
Live racing continues at Buffalo Raceway through Sunday (July 20). Post time is 5 p.m. Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1:05 p.m. on Sunday. Simulcast wagering from across North America is available Wednesday through Sunday, year round.
The Erie County Fair runs August 6 through August 17 on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, N.Y., featuring a mile long midway, more than 2,500 animals, top name grandstand concerts and more.