15141 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287
Phone: (941) 564-3040
Fax: (941) 423-5042
Welcome to the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce!
The "A Night at the Races" will be an evening of fun-filled excitement for people who enjoy horse racing, dancing, and a chance to win fabulous prizes. The thoroughbred horse races are up-to-date productions shot with five cameras. Each race features commentary by professional race track announcers and show the horses parading to the post, loading in the gate, split screen close ups, horses in the lead graphics, the tote board results, the winning horse in the winner's circle, slow motion photo finish replays, plus a full graphic and commentary announcing the results of each race. This year, a limited number of Casino Games will be added to the event. In between races, while betting occurs, attendees will enjoy music, entertainment and dancing
At the end of the evening, participants will have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes with their "Play Money" through the Reverse Raffle and Live Auction. Each person will receive "Play Money" with their ticket in order to bet on the horse races. Participants can purchase additional "Play Money" throughout the evening if needed. A food buffet and beverages (including beer & wine) will be provided throughout the event. This event will be held at the George Mullen Activity Center and is open to the public.