The Track Philosopher’s
Top 10 Horse Race Songs

Honorable Mention:

Hang Fire by The Rolling Stones

Beetle Bomb by Spike Jones

Faster Horses by Tom T. Hall

Bottle of Smoke by The Pogues

Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stones

I’ll Take You There by The Staple Singers

The Angels Took My Racehorse Away by Richard Thompson

Who’s Got the Action by Dean Martin

Better Off Betting on a Horse by Betty Grable

#10

You’re So Vain by Carly Simon


#9

Up on Cripple Creek by The Band


#8

When the Turf Meets the Surf
Written by Bing Crosby

#7

Let the Big Horse Run by John Stewart

#6

Run, Molly, Run (Molley and Tenbrooks)
Sung by The Kingston Trio

#5

The Race Is On by George Jones

#4

Camptown Races by Stephen Foster
Sung by Johnny Cash

#3

Stewball (Was a Racehorse)
Sung by The Hollies


#2

Fugue for Tinhorns from Guys and Dolls

#1

Run for the Roses by Dan Fogelberg


Hope you enjoyed the list and
thanks for stopping by!
-TP


 

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