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Pari-mutuel Horse Races in Fredericksburg this weekend


Fredericksburg hosts its final weekend of pari-mutuel horse racing this Saturday and Sunday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds on August 27 and 28, during the Gillespie County Fair.
Admission to the races is $7 for adults, $5 for children ages sic to 12 years and free for children five years and under. Reserved seats are $10 and box seats are $15. Advance tickets may be purchased online by visiting www.gillespiefair.com.
The 128th edition of the fair runs August 25-28, with musical shows on Saturday by Granger Smith, featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. and special guest Gene Watson. On Friday, Jeff Woolsey and the Dancehall Kings entertain at the outdoor stage.
The seventh annual Professional Bull Riding (PBR) returns on Sept. 10, and Scholarship Fest on Sept. 24.
For information on events and to purchase online tickets visit www.gillespiefair.com, call 830-997-2359, or email info@gillespiefair.com.
The track is located just south of Fredericksburg on Highway 16. Gates open 11 am with post time at 1 pm. A dozen races are scheduled for each day.