Think you’ve got the fastest pony in the West? Have we got the race meet for you! The Elko County Fair features six full days of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, including two of the West’s most prestigious small-track stakes races, the 68th annual Intermountain Quarter Horse Futurity, and the 36th annual Elko County Quarter Horse Derby. In all, the Fair offers more than $200,000 in purse money for race competitors, with each purse at a minimum of $3000/race.
The Intermountain Quarter Horse Futurity offers an estimated purse of $33,000, with the Derby’s purse estimated at $14,000. For information on entering the Intermountain Quarter Horse Futurity or the Elko County Quarter Horse Derby, please 2017 RACE NOMINATION FORM All other races, including the Elko County Thoroughbred Futurity and the Elko County Thoroughbred Derby, can be entered at the Fairground’s Racing Office on the dates and times listed in the front of the 2017 Elko County Fair Race Condition Book.
Go to the Competitors Information page for updated Stakes Race Reports.
Need more information? Call the Fair office at 775-738-3616. After August 22nd, you can call the Racing Secretary at 775-738-5616. We will also update the competitor information page as information becomes available.