Big Lick Farm offers you easy access to a superb one-mile track that is open for training Monday through Saturday. Great care has been taken at Oak Ridge to develop a safe track surface that is ideal for breaking and training racehorses.
Every year the entire track is stripped, checked and re-graded. Special attention is given to the removal of any small rocks or pebbles and to eliminating any holes or unevenness to make it safe across the entirety of its generous 60’ width. Add in efficient drainage and the track offers a consistent surface to train on in all but the worst weather.
Daily maintenance of the track includes an early morning harrow/conditioning followed by a second harrow and a seal after training is finished. Additionally, in the wintertime when the track is busier there is a midmorning break. The track is watered heavily each night to maintain moisture and consistency.
You also have access to a newly installed 7/8-mile turf course that is open for training on Wednesdays at 11:30am.