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Presque Isle Downs

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General Information
8199 Perry Hwy
Erie, PA 16509
Main Phone: 
(866) 374-3386
Owner Hospitality: 
Debbie Howells
(814) 860-8950
About Us: 

The owner, MTR Gaming Group, broke ground in October 2005 for its new facility, which opened on February 28, 2007. It contains 2,000 slot machines. The 1 mile (1.6 km) oval track opened on September 2, 2007. It is paved with the synthetic material Tapeta Footings (a mixture of sand, rubber, fiber with a wax coating. It's the first synthetic horse racetrack that is longer than 1 mile (2 km) in the Northeast and the first racetrack paved with Tapeta in the United States. Simulcasting was transferred from its former upper Peach Street location and became operational in August 2007.

Some of the races at Presque Isle Downs include:

    Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, Grade 2
    Presque Isle Mile
    Tom Ridge Labor Day Stakes

The property is located on a 272 acres (110 ha) site off Exit 27 on Interstate 90 in Summit Township.

Race Dates: 
2024 Race Meet
May 20 2024 to Oct 21 2024
Number of Race Days: 
Track Details: 
Track Surface: 
All Weather
Track Size: 
1 Mile