Scioto Downs Horse Racing Track in Ohio
Scioto Downs has provided superb harness racing facilities for more than 45 years. Some would say that the track has enjoyed a distinguished past as it has seen many of superstars of the sport competing on the track. Today a number of racing greats have made Scioto Downs their home ground and you can always expect to enjoy good racing at this raceway. You may even spot a favourite horse, jockey or trainer while you’re enjoying the races!
The Scioto Downs Raceway is one of the best of its kind in the state, featuring a 5/8-mile raceway and hosting live harness racing from May to September. Adding to its appeal is the tradition of fine dining at Scioto Downs with the clubhouse restaurant offering an outdoor patio and excellent view of the raceway to accompany the superb cuisine. You can enjoy lighter meals at the grandstand or, if you’re simply looking for a drink or two, there is a bar at the Penthouse Racebook. The Racebook is where all the simulcast racing action takes place and you will be pleased to know that Scioto Downs offers year-round simulcast coverage of both thoroughbred and harness races. The parking and admission for simulcasting is free but you will have to pay a small fee to enjoy the live racing.
For the racing the majority of spectators gather on the theatre-style grandstand where they can choose from 3,500 seats and an amazing view of the homestretch. The raceway offers group packages which include admission, a program, reserved seating and pre-selected food items and this is a great way to save money if you’re travelling in a group. Otherwise you might want to enjoy mixing with other spectators and perhaps even making a few new friends. Scioto Downs is the place to go for great harness racing action.