1 Retama Parkway
Selma, TX 78154
Phone: (210) 651-7000
Racing Season: June - August September - November
Notable Retama Park Live Racing Events
- El Joven | 2-year-olds going 1 mi. on turf
- La Senorita | 2-year-old fillies going 1 mi. on turf
- Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame | 3-year-olds & up TX-breds going 1-1/16 mi.
- Texas Stallion Stakes | a pair of stakes for TX-bred progeny of eligible stallions
Recent Retama Park News
History of Retama Park Horse RacingOpened in 1995, Retama Park replaced Alamo Downs as the main race track in the San Antonio area. According to botonists , a “retama” is a small tree known for its attractiveness and aggression. Visitors to the race track, which was built on the site of a former polo ground, can find numerous Retama trees planted on the grounds. Retama Park hosts both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing throughout the racing season.
Retama Park: Racetrack Specifications
- Main Racetrack: 1 mile dirt oval
- Turf Racetrack: 7 furlongs