Sprawling outdoor area perfect for 5k’s, BBQ cookouts and large gatherings.


103,763 sq ft

Capacity: 10,000

Backyard Package


• Directional signage for guests

• 1-2 admission entrances

• Use of existing picnic tables and outdoor furniture

• Access to VIP tented area

• Use of plasma TV screens by tents

• On-site event Maître D'

• On-site electrician

• (4) security guards


Menu Options:

• Cash-purchase BBQ

• BBQ Buffet

• Finish Line Buffet

• Starting Gate Buffet


Please contact a group sales representative for current pricing.


Outside on the East side of the complex lies the Backyard, a 2.6 acre outdoor dining and entertaining space complete with a BBQ grill and outdoor bar.

The plush green space can accommodate large festivals with thousands in attendance, medium sized corporate 5ks with hundreds of runners, or much smaller semi-private cookouts.

The three VIP party tents can house hundreds of guests.


Party Add-Ons:

• Usage of a 2nd location

• In-house creative design for logos, premium signage, step and repeats, invitations and more

• Pre-purchase betting vouchers and treat your guests to a wager on our live horse racing

• Carnival rides and games

• Luxury tents


Have an idea? Just ask!


Add-ons are subject to additional pricing and availability.

Named Race Add-On:

Enhance your evening with a VIP experience including a front row seat to watch a race personally named after your group!

• Personalized welcome announcement for your group on our live TV broadcast.

• Group's name of choosing for assigned race to be displayed in our racing program and on the jumbotron.

• Up to 8 guests escorted to watch their race from the Winner’s Circle.

• Trophy presentation and meet and greet with winning driver and horse.

• Complimentary souvenir photo to remember the special occasion!


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