Montana Race Meetings
(Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses, Appaloosa, Paints & Arabians)
(For current year race dates, refer to Montana Live Racing Calendar)

Miles City Bucking Horse Sale - MC    (map it!)

The first race meeting of the season in Montana is traditionally the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale Race meet in Miles City, Montana. Named for the marquee event, the Bucking Horse Sale is operated by volunteers from the Bucking Horse Sale Company. The race meeting starts in May.

For more information, contact Don Richard, Miles City Bucking Horse Sale, Inc., P.O. Box 700 Miles City, Montana 59301. (406) 232-7700. See Live Racing Calendar

Northwest Montana Fair - KAL    (map it!)

For more information, contact Northwest Montana Fair, 265 North Meridian Road, Kalispell, Montana 59901 (406) 758-5810. Last year to race: 2011

Great Falls Race Meet - GF    (map it!)

For more information, contact Great Falls Turf Club, P.O. Box 82, Great Falls, MT 59403-0082 or email at For more information contact Sparky or Diane Kottke at (406) 727-4249. See Live Racing Calendar

Western Montana Fair - WMF    (map it!)

For more information, contact Western Montana Fair, 1101 South Avenue West, Missoula, Montana 59801 (406) 728-7479. Last year to race: 2010

Yellowstone Horse Racing Alliance - YD    (map it!)

Yellowstone Downs, located in Billings, Montana will start their racing season the last part of August or the first part of September. Yellowstone Downs will race two or three days a week thru the end of September. They will race on Labor Day. Yellowstone Downs is operated by a non-profit group called the Yellowstone Horse Racing Alliance. Approximately 9 to 12 days of mixed breed racing is offered.

For more information, contact Ben Carlson, Director of Racing, P.O. Box 1138, Billings, Montana 59103. Race Office: (406) 869-5251 (during the racing season) Last year to race: 2011