Gateway Downs, Holly, Colorado
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 38° 03.203 W 102° 08.898
13S E 750215 N 4215577
Quick Description: Gateway Downs is located in the small town of Holly, Colorado and is a "bush" track.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2010 11:35:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM9152
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
Views: 4

Long Description:
This racetrack has a half mile oval and was operated primarily from 1965 to 1995; today it is maintained by the local saddle club and used for special events and races. At one time it held the record in Colorado for having the most longest race ticket per year.

Well known jockey Donald Pettinger, who rode thoroughbreds, was a local who started here and later rode in the 1989 Kentucky Derby.
Types of Races: Multiple Types

Racing Season: From: 6/1/2010 To: 10/31/2010

Year Opened: 1/1/1965

Additional Information:
Maintained by volunteers, there is not an active race card at Gateway Downs at this time due to the economic hard times; horses are exercised here and there are horse events.


Famous Races: Not listed

Racecourse Web Site: Not listed

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