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Scarborough Downs

Harness Race Track

in Scarborough Maine

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Scarborough Downs Harness Racetrack offers exciting
harness racing in a season that typically takes place from March to
December. For the latest schedule of races at Scarborough-Downs,
click here. If you're ready to wager, bet here.

It is the largest and most active racetrack in the state of Maine
and is home to New England's fastest half-mile track. The track
was designed by Charles Coon and Sons, and has drawn rave reviews
by horsemen throughout its fast-paced history.

Located at U.S. Route One in the picturesque town of Scarborough,
Maine, eight miles from Portland, it is entering its 52nd year of
business and has established itself as a prime landmark.

The largest attendance ever recorded at Scarborough Downs was on
29 June 1980 when 9,133 people showed up for the races. The
largest handle ever recorded was $507,649 registered on 6
September 1987.

Scarborough Downs Track Facts:

Track Shape: Oval
Homestretch Length: 440 feet
Width of the Stretches : 90 feet
Speed Rating: 2:032
Standing Start Positions: 8
With Hubrail
"Open" Stretch: No
Grandstand Capacity : 3,000+
Clubhouse Capacity : 800+
Parking Capacity : 10,000+

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