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The races run Memorial Day through Labor Day from 7:00 PM until typically 9:45 PM. Races run every 15 minutes. The Bearcreek Downs races have raised over $155,000.00 in scholarship funds for local Carbon County students. Scholarship funds are administered by the Red Lodge Public Schools Foundation. Our pigs are raised locally by a family run farm. 


1. A person must be 18 years or older to place a bet.

2. Betting on pig races is done by buying a square on a 25-square board. Each square
will cost $2.00. Total purse will be $25.00. The remaining $25.00 goes into a local
scholarship fund.

3. The last race of the evening will be a $100.00 purse. Each square will cost $5.00.
4. All numbers will be drawn at random prior to race time.

5. Montana law requires the race card to be full to have a race for the money. In the event
the card is not filled three minutes prior to race time, the card will advance to the next

6. A person must be at least 18 years old to wager or collect winnings.

7. All race winner determinations are made by the announcer and are final.
8. Side betting is not allowed and is illegal in Montana.

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