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Racetrack Name

Dover Downs Harness Racing

Track Length: 5/8 Mile
Stretch Length: 500 Feet
Stretch Width: 60 Feet
Infield Capacity:
Clubhouse Capacity: 400
Grand Stand Capacity: 4200
Parking Capacity: 12000
Price General Admission: Free
Price Clubhouse: Free
Price Turf Club:


Dover Downs Harness Racing History

Dover Downs racetrack started pari-mutuel betting and popular harness racing meets from 1969. This racetrack experienced the highest number of crowd around six thousands - on February 4, 1973 and shuffled the record amount with 1,227,207 on January 30, 2001. Harness racing starts in the ground every year in November while ends in April. The signature event of Dover Down Progress Pace began in 1996.



More About Dover Downs Harness Racing

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Dover Downs Harness Racing
1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, Delaware, 19901
USA

(302)-674-4600
(800)-711-5882


Racing Dates: 2011-01-01 until 2011-04-09
Number of Racing Days:



Current Conditions:
Fair, 69 F

Forecast:
Fri - Mostly Clear. High: 75 Low: 62
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 81 Low: 69
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 90 Low: 72
Mon - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 71
Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 90 Low: 73

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How to get there:

From Baltimore, Washington or Richmond via the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Take US 50/301 across the bridge. Follow US 301 North to Maryland Route 302 (right turn at mile marker 102). Turn right on Maryland Route 454 at Templeville. Route 454 becomes Route 8 at the Delaware state line. In Dover, turn left on US 13 North. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is approximately 2 miles on the right. Dover is about 50 miles from the Bay Bridge. From South of the Chesapeake Bay via Chesapeake Bay Bridge Take I-64 West to Richmond, then I-95 North to the Washington Beltway (I-495 North). Take I-495 North to Route 50/301. Take Route 50/301 East over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Follow US 301 North to Maryland Route 302 (right turn at mile marker 102). Turn right Maryland Route 454 at Templeville. Route 454 becomes Route 8 at the Delaware state line. In Dover, turn left on US 13 North. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is approximately 2 miles on the right. Dover is about 50 miles from the Bay Bridge. From Areas South of the Chesapeake Bay via Bridge-Tunnel At Norfolk, cross the Bridge-Tunnel and follow US 13 North all the way to Dover. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is 2 miles North of downtown on the right. Dover is about 170 miles from the Bridge-Tunnel. From Baltimore or Washington via Interstate 95 From I-695 (the Baltimore Beltway), take I-95 North to exit 4A. Take US 1 to Exit 104. Turn left at the light and Dover Downs Hotel Casino is 2 miles on the left. From Areas Served by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Take the turnpike East to the Valley Forge Exit, then US 202 South to US 13 South. Follow US 13 South to the split with Route 1 South. Take Route 1 South to Exit 104 (50 cent toll/exact change only at night). Turn left on US 13 South. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is approximately 2 miles on your left. Dover is about 70 miles from Center City Philadelphia. From Philadelphia or Trenton Take I-95 South to I-495 South to Exit 1 (US 13 South exit). Follow US 13 South to the split with Route 1 South. Take Route 1 South to Exit 104 (50 cent toll). Turn left on US 13 South. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is approximately 2 miles on your left. Dover is about 70 miles from Center City Philadelphia. Alternate Route From Philadelphia and Trenton Take I-95 South through Wilmington to Route 1 South. Follow the rest of the directions above. From New Jersey and New England Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take 95 South to Exit 4A. Take Route 1 South to Exit 104 (50 cent toll/exact change only at night). Turn left on US 13 South. Dover Downs Hotel Casino is approximately 2 miles on your left. Dover is about 45 miles from Delaware Memorial Bridge.