This late July evening was the first Wednesday racing of the year, celebrated with Ladies’ Night. All ladies were admitted for free.
Attendees were also invited to enter a drawing to win one of three 1976 Ford Pintos.
The Lilac City Horse Show and Eastern Washington Championship held its gymkhana in 1966 at Playfair.
More than 400 horses from around the Northwest and Canada were registered for the five-day event, which included 149 classes of horses.