Horse racing is one of the most popular sports to watch in America. As a result, there are over 300 horse racing tracks in the United States.
America is home to different types of horse racing including Thoroughbred, Quarter horses, and harness racing. This glamorous sport attracts millions of people every year for its horses, competition, pageantry, and betting. As a multi-billion-dollar industry, it comes with high stakes in the betting world.
Thoroughbred racing has a rich history in America, with the first horse race going back to 1655. Most races take place over a flat track with a dirt, turf, or synthetic surface. Today, America is home to some of the most famous horse races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, which make up the Triple Crown.
Here are the most popular horse racing tracks in America broken down by state.