Dover Downs Horse Racing Track in Delaware
Imagine - if you can - the thrill of combining your love for harness racing with your passion for NASCAR racing. Impossible? Not if you come to Dover Downs. This great racing complex in Delaware will thrill and excite you as it offers both sports on separate tracks within walking distance of each other. You can catch your favourite horse early in the morning then simply walk over to the speedway and cheer on your favourite driver.
As the name suggests, Dover Downs Raceway and Casino is situated in Dover, Delaware. The track is part of a rather large entertainment complex which trades mainly in various forms of gambling. To start with, there are the Dover Downs Slots – 91,000 square feet of great video lottery machines. Originally opened with roughly 500 video lottery machines, the casino has since been extended four times and now has 2,500 machines. Then there is the Dover Downs Raceway. The Raceway is a great harness racing track with pari-mutuel wagering facilities, live horse racing and simulcast coverage. The raceway has been presenting pari-mutuel harness racing for almost four uninterrupted decades, with racing season here starting in November and ending in April. Between races, simulcast coverage of other tracks allows for off-track betting which keeps the track very much alive. The track is fully licensed and offers enjoyable wagering. Another aspect of the entertainment complex is the Dover International Speedway. Nicknamed the ‘Monster Mile’ this unusual concrete track is exactly a mile in length and is notoriously hard on cars and challenging for drivers.
So if enjoying the thrill of auto racing and horse racing rolled together with the enjoyment of casino slot machine gambling, make your way out to Delaware to the Dover Downs Raceway and Casino complex. If you’re from out of town, you can book a room at the fabulous Dover Downs Hotel. Together all these facilities offer a virtually unbeatable wagering-orientated experience.
Last updated: October 18, 2019