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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[1]). 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.[1] Simulcasting was transferred from its former upper Peach Street location and became operational in August 2007.[2]

Some of the races at Presque Isle Downs include:

    Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, Grade II [3]
    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: 
2021 Race Meet
May 10 2021 to Oct 21 2021
Number of Race Days: 
Track Details: 
Track Surface: 
All Weather
Track Size: 
1 Mile