Hazel Park Raceway

Hazel Park, Michigan

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Meet Ronnie Houghton

Processed with VSCOcamRonnie Houghton is the outrider here at Hazel Park Raceway, pictured here on horse Mingo. As an outrider, Houghton is responsible for maintaining a safe environment on the racetrack for both riders and horses. Houghton's been here at Hazel Park for "a long time." He raced from 1959 to 1980, racing at Hazel Park starting in 1970. He's been an outrider here on an "off-and-on basis" since 1976. His son is jockey T.D. Houghton.

The Horses are Back!

the_horses_are_backAs of April 1, horses have made their return to Hazel Park Raceway in preparation for the 2015 live racing meet. Morning training is from 8 to 11 a.m. every day and is free and open to the public. Live racing starts up again on Friday, May 1, 2015.

Live Racing


Kentucky Derby

2015_kentucky_derby_right_banner copyThe Kentucky Derby is better with something on the line. Come watch and wager on the Kentucky Derby right here at Hazel Park Raceway. Saturday, May 2, 2015. For dining room reservations call 248-398-1000 extension 236.

Night at the Races

Night at the RacesThe Night at the Races gift certificate package offers $120 worth of value for only $60. The all-inclusive package includes a $50 dining room voucher, a $20 wagering voucher, 2 free live racing programs, and a tour of our backstretch where you can meet the jockeys and pet the horses, as well as a front-row seat to the racing paddock where jockeys mount their rides. Night at the Races gift certificates are available for purchase at the receptionist’s desk in the Hazel Park Raceway Administration Building. For more information, call 248-398-1000 ext. 200.

Hot Food Daily

Hot Meals EverydaySince winter is upon us, we'll now be serving hot meals every day here at Hazel Park Raceway! Every day we will be serving a different hot meal at our third floor concessions. The cost of meals are between $4 and $6. [Click Here for More Info]

2015 Live Racing Schedule Announced

2015 Live Racing CalendarAfter the tremendous success of our 2014 live racing meet, thoroughbreds will be back at Hazel Park Raceway in 2015! Starting on Friday, May 1, 2015, live thoroughbred racing will return two nights each week (Fridays and Saturdays) through Saturday, September 12, 2015. Mark your calendars; we’ll be happy to see you all again! [Click Here for the 2015 Live Racing Calendar]