• 1212 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98144
  • (206) 322-1122
  • info@nvcfoundation.org


Date: June 2, 2024

Location: Trackside Pavilion at Emerald Downs Racetrack located in Auburn, WA.

• • • • Join the NVC & NVC Foundation at Emerald Downs on June 2, 2024 • • • •

The “Day at the Races” event has become a very popular event over the years.  Please join us for a fun afternoon of good food and good company.

The event will be held in the Trackside Pavilion event space, located at the trackside level of the racetrack.  You will have a great viewing spot for the horses as they enter the south turn of the racetrack. This area, reserved only for our group, features sit-down seating for 60 guests, a buffet luncheon, your own parimutuel betting window, and betting machines.

The Emerald Edge Buffet includes:

  • Beverage Station
  • Snacks upon arrival—Snacks available at 12:00pm
  • Main Course—Buffet Service begins at 2:30pm (one hour)
  • Starters, Entrees, Sides, Dessert
  • No Host Bar — The bar closes a half hour prior to the last race (approx. 6:00pm)

Pricing for the “Day at the Races”:

  • Adult Buffet: $75 each
  • Teen Buffet (ages 11-17): $75 each
  • Child Buffet (ages 5-10): $37.50 each
  • Toddler Buffet (ages 4 & under): Free

Schedule Summary for the “Day at the Races” event:

  • 12:00pm— Trackside Pavilion/Snacks Available
  • 2:00pm— First Race
  • 2:30pm— Buffet Service (one hour)
  • 6:30pm— Conclusion of Racing


  • Free parking in the general parking area (well-marked with signs). A shuttle service is provided from the general parking areas to the track entrance.
  • Paid parking in designated areas is available.
  • Valet Parking is available.

All guests must have a ticket to enter the admission gates during live racing (including teens and toddlers).  To ensure you have your ticket before the event, please respond to reserve your spot no later than May 20.  I will make every attempt to mail your tickets to you prior to the event. Remember there are only 60 spaces available so please respond early. 

Payment for your tickets can be made on the day of the event — no need to pay for your tickets in advance.  Check or cash will be payable to Keith Yamaguchi.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Keith Yamaguchi at kyamavet@gmail.com or call 206 390-1253 (either text or phone call)

I look forward to seeing you at Emerald Downs on June 2, 2024!