It happens for only about one week every year and each year it becomes more and more popular.

For six days every year, the Atlantic City Race Course behind Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing hosts live horse racing so it can take simulcasting betting throughout the year. Live horse racing returns to the 66 year old facility today through April 29th and May 1st through 3rd. Post time each day is 3:30.

Some facts about the Atlantic City Race Course, courtesy of acracecourse.com:

- The main track is one mile and an eighth, 100 feet wide with a 7 furlong chute.

- The length of the stretch is 947.29 feet.

- The turf course is a one mile oval, 100 feet wide.