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Scarborough Downs

#8 of 25 things to do in Scarborough Features Animals
90 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-9619
+1 207-883-4331
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Nice afternoon at the track

Indeed, it is an old track, but a fun place to bet on horses in a friendly, relax and no pretension... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terrebonne, Canada
Harness Racing

Convenient to Route 1. Harness racing in a local setting with local color. A fun night at the track.

Reviewed 13 June 2017
New Haven
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90 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-9619
+1 207-883-4331
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Indeed, it is an old track, but a fun place to bet on horses in a friendly, relax and no pretension atmosphere. Surely a meeting place for the local people. It was not too crowded on that afternoon in spring. I would say it is...More

Thank southguy
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Convenient to Route 1. Harness racing in a local setting with local color. A fun night at the track.

Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Came here for the first time too see the Kentucky Derby, from 2pm until the derby started we enjoyed simulcast and live races. Won a bit of money and will go again very soon.. Wish the tvs were larger in certain parts of the downs,...More

Thank claverriere
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Went here for the buffet during the 2016 Kentucky Derby. The derby was going off at around 6PM, got to the track at 4:30. The buffet was already picked over pretty hard, so we skipped it. Took 30 minutes to get a waitress' attention for...More

1  Thank F R
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We stopped by while on vacation in Maine. Stopped by after having dinner. It was on the weekend. It is an older track. We stayed for about 6 races, would have stayed longer, but the fog was rolling in and getting pretty thick, so we...More

1  Thank Nihilator
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Good race track. Very large clubhouse and outdoor areas. Never too crowded. Too bad more people don't enjoy harness racing. There is also broadcast of races from other tracks. I great for a relaxing day at the track.

Thank Chad J
Reviewed 28 September 2015

If you want to have a good time with friends while you're visiting Scarborough ME and its area you must go to the Downs. You'll have a great time with friends and the people on staff are very welcoming and will guide you with the...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Well, Scarborough Downs is racing again! Nice to be back. This track in its 65th season is a little Jewel in Southern Maine. Free to get in, a program for $1.75 and off you go to the races. Food is inexpensive and good and great...More

1  Thank Doug A
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I would rate the grounds/stands as poor and the quality of the horses and races as very good. The stands and building are in need of repairs and updating. A lot of space not being used. I had heard the owner does not want to...More

1  Thank LTJTR3
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I just recently went to Scarborough Downs with my wife and sun right before the local fairs starting racing. While it is true that the facility is old and dated, we had a great time. A bright sunny day full of Maine State Bred Stakes...More

1  Thank Doug A
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