Wyoming Offers Youth Racing Experience
Wyoming Downs hosts a youth racing experience on August 8-10.
By Andrea Caudill | July 23, 2014
Wyoming Downs is hosting a Youth Racing Experience on August 8-10.
The Evanston, Wyoming, track will host the event, open to youth age 15-18, and offer a rare opportunity to learn what racing is all about.
Youth will be placed with trainers to get a close-up look at the daily work of a American Quarter Horse racing barn. In addition, youth will tour facilities such as the racing office, licensing, test barn, jockey’s room and steward’s stand. The youth will also get an opportunity to attend the races and be in a win picture.
Youth also have an opportunity to compete for a chance to attend the National Youth Racing Experience, hosted at the Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships this year at Prairie Meadows at Altoona, Iowa, in mid-October. The national experience offers scholarship money for youth in addition to educational opportunity.
Interested youth should call Judy Horton at 307-331-0747 or email email@example.com for more information.
Read the first-hand account of Mary Claire Cornett, who attended the 2013 National Youth Racing Experience.
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