Update:  As we continue to monitor the coronavirus outbreak and adhere to the recommendations of state and local health officials to reduce large gatherings of people, the Night at the Races Event has been cancelled. We will consider options to reschedule for future dates and will keep you informed as things progress.  

Your health and safety as well as the health and safety of your families and our community is our top priority.

Thank you for your continued support of The Junior League of Stark County.

We hope you will join us on Saturday, April 18th, 2020 at Elm Ridge Party Center in Canal Fulton for A Night At The Races! Tickets should be purchased prior to the event online or by mail. Additional event details can be found below. Contact Beth Yoak at fundraising@jlstarkcounty.org with any questions.

If you are attending the event, please follow this link for some helpful tips!

Prior to the event:

Tickets are $45 per person or $80 per couple and include dinner and open bar. Please review the Horse Ownership Information below and then follow the link to purchase your tickets and, if desired, your horse(s)!

Tickets can be purchased online here or by mail to:
The Junior League of Stark County, Ohio, Inc.
4450 Belden Village Street NW, Suite 106
Canton, OH 44718

Horse Ownership Information

For $10 per horse, you will have naming rights to your horse. If your horse wins its race, you will win $30. There are a limited number of horses available for purchase – first paid, first served.  Owners do not have to be present to win!  If you want a particular horse in a particular race, please specify that on your order or email Beth Yoak at fundraising@jlstarkcounty.org.

Race Sponsorship Information

For $200, you will be announced as race sponsor and have the opportunity to place an advertisement in the race program. You will be contacted regarding how you would like to be announced and your ad. If interested in being a race sponsor, contact Beth Yoak at fundraising@jlstarkcounty.org.

At the event

All bets are minimum $2 and are cash only.
Please bring cash for betting on horses.

50% of the collected bets are divided evenly among those who bet on the winning horse.

Final Race Auction

For the final race of the evening, each horse will be auctioned off to the highest bidder for ownership. The owner of the winning horse of this race will win 50% of the bids collected in the auction.  Raffle tickets will also be sold for a chance to win the first horse in this race.

Raffle Baskets

Raffle tickets will be sold at the event and may be purchased using cash or credit.  Place your tickets in the jars corresponding to the basket(s) you want to win.

50/50 Raffle

50/50 raffle tickets will be sold at the event and may be purchased using cash or credit. The winner will be drawn and announced before the final race.  The winner does not have to be present to win if they put their name and contact information on the ticket.