Join us April 6 and experience the atmosphere of race day at Washington-on-the Brazos! Washington in the 1840s was home to all manner of gamblers, horse racers, and sports of all classes. The Jockey Club track in Washington became a popular location for folks to gamble and enjoy the breathtaking entertainment of horse racing. Listen to sensational newspaper stories of the great horse races of the 1840s, stop by the tavern and speak with the Tavern keeper, and place your bets at the Faro Table. Horse Racing demonstrations will take place at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm on the horse track near Barrington Plantation. For questions about the program, contact, Tynan Shadle at or 936-878-2214 ext 224. 

Horse Racers ride towards the viewer