North Dakota Horse Park

SD Trainer Didn’t Know If Racing In ND Was Going To Be Possible Due To COVID-19

Haar has around 30 to 40 horses competing in races at the North Dakota Horse Park.

FARGO, N.D – Training horses comes naturally to Amanda Haar. It’s all she’s known ever since she was a little girl watching her dad do the same. Haar is from Aberdeen and has been coming to North Dakota Horse Park for the last seven years. “To come here is honestly probably our favorite track to race at, so to hear…

LIVE: North Dakota Horse Park Prepares For Racing Season Amid COVID-19

Opening weekend is here at the North Dakota Horse Park

  Opening weekend is here at the North Dakota Horse Park. Doors open at 3:30 Friday, July 17th and 11:00 Saturday, July 18th. Horse Park General Manager Mark Bjerke tells us what we can expect this season, how they’re adapting to COVID-19, and lets us meet a few of the horses as they eat breakfast. Categories: Morning – In The…

2020 live horse racing at North Dakota Horse Park is a go

Races begin this Friday and Saturday, and continue next weekend

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, live horse racing is a good bet. The races begin this Friday and Saturday at the North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo and will continue next weekend. Event organizers have added hand sanitizing stations across the park, are encouraging people to wear face masks, and ask anyone who’s…

Fargo Food Truck Drive Thru Festival Running All Weekend

Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is back, but with a twist. The trucks are at the North Dakota Horse Park, but customers have to drive-up to pick up the food. The festival runs all weekend and all staff will be wearing gloves and masks. Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change. People…

Fargo Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival to be Held in June

The event will feature eight food trucks whose menus will be downloadable.

FARGO, N.D.–A drive-thru food truck festival will be held at the North Dakota Horse Park June 12-14. The festival, managed by Mike Schmitz, is a way for him to thank Fargo Foodies for supporting his annual food truck festival. The event is meant to promote local food vendors and generate revenue for them. Schmitz said, “It’s going to take some…

Horse Racing Season at North Dakota Horse Park Comes to An End

Ladies were encouraged to bring out derby hats for free admission and a chance to win prizes

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Horse Park is closing its doors as the final races come to an end. “I mean, it’s bittersweet. It’s been a long couple months getting things ready to come up to four days of racing,” said North Dakota Horse Park president Mike Schmitz. The final day is all about the ladies and their hats….

North Dakota Horse Park Releases Reduced Horse Racing Schedule For 2019

They are also offering themed events each night of racing

FARGO, ND — Get ready to root for your favorites during another season of horse racing in Fargo. North Dakota Horse Park officials have confirmed four days of live racing: July 19, 20, 27 and 28. The racing season was shortened this year due to a concern that there wouldn’t be enough purse money to attract horses and jockeys for…

North Dakota Horse Park Schedule Could Be Scaled Back To Just Four Dates

Commission Executive Director Jack Schulz says Horse Race-North Dakota doesn't believe it will have enough purse money

FARGO, ND — The horse racing season at the North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo will be shorter than thought. The state racing commission will decide Friday on a request from the group that runs the track to eliminate two of the planned meets. Commission Executive Director Jack Schulz says Horse Race-North Dakota doesn’t believe it will have enough purse money…

North Dakota Horse Park Gallops Into New Season of Racing

One man enjoys going to the horse races with his family

FARGO, N.D. — For as long as he can remember, Doug Kesler has loved watching horse races. “I’ve been to quite a few race tracks, and I was actually born in Harvey, and there used to be a really good race track in Fessenden at one time, so I’ve been around horse all my life. I just like the races, it’s…