Frequently Asked Questions

Hippodrome 3R race programs are available from a number of sources.  If you’re in the Mauricie region, you can pick one up at the racetrack reception desk. They are available 48 hours prior to the start of the program.

Race programs are also available at any of our betting parlors (H3R) which have self-service terminals at which you can print off programs for a majority of the racetracks including H3R.

You can view programs on the Web, along with race entries and results at www.standardbredcanada.ca under the Racing tab.

Information on how to read a program is included in our Trois-Rivières race programs.

Information is also available on the following websites:
How to Read the Program
How to Bet, Wagering 101 Standardbred Program.

Go to www.standardbredcanada.ca for details on harness racing.

The results for Trois-Rivières races are available here.

You have to be 18 years or older.

When the races are on, the hippodrome has fast-food or snack-type service available as well as a restaurant offering a self-service buffet. The buffet is served Sundays from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and Tuesdays from 5 pm to 8:30 p.m.  The menu is available on our Facebook page.

On Sundays the race program starts at 12:30 pm and goes through to 5 or 5:30 pm. The Tuesday evening program starts at 7 pm sharp and ends around 10 pm.

Arrive early (about an hour earlier) to get the best seats, get a program and have time to decide what bet to place in the first race.

Admission and parking are complementary at Hippodrome Trois-Rivières. Children accompanied by an adult are always welcome during the race program. On Sundays we offer a family area including face painting and carrousel pony rides.

When the races are on, we offer fast-food or snack-type food service as well as a restaurant with a self-service buffet.

Children accompanied by an adult are always welcome during the race program. On Sundays we offer a family area including face painting and carrousel pony rides. Admission is free.

When the races are on, we offer fast-food or snack-type food service as well as a restaurant with a self-service buffet.

Our facilities are fully accessible to people with reduced mobility. Parking is complementary and there are a number of reserved parking spaces. A shuttle is also available between the parking area and the racetrack. The general seating area, grandstands and our restaurant are accessible by elevator.

In fair weather, you can take in the races outside on our terrace right next to the track. There you’ll be right close to the action.

There is a bank machine in the entrance hall and another in the gaming hall.

Harness racing goes rain or shine.

Alcoholic beverages may not be brought in from outside sources, but may be purchased at various points of sale on site.

Anyone who appears to have consumed too much alcohol may be asked to leave the racetrack. Anyone under the age of 18 is prohibited from consuming alcohol and photo ID may be requested when purchasing alcohol. Consuming alcohol in the parking area is prohibited.

Pets are not admitted except for guide dogs and guide dogs in training Note that leaving your pet in your car during your visit to the racetrack is not permitted.

Hippodrome 3R is a family attraction and is committed to ensuring the health and safety of everyone at the track. We therefore apply a dress code. Visitors are required to be appropriately dressed. Shirts and shoes are always required. Clothing with crude or offensive messages or graphics and bathing suits are prohibited. You may be refused access to Hippodrome 3R if management considers you to be inappropriately dressed.