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Scarborough Downs

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90 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-9619
+1 207-883-4331
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Needs a facelift

This place depresses me. It looks like it hasn't been updated in about 50 years (because it hasn't... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Fun Night at the Track

The facility needs lots of work, but the staff are very accommodating. Had a good time with... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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90 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-9619
+1 207-883-4331
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place depresses me. It looks like it hasn't been updated in about 50 years (because it hasn't) and the people hanging out inside look like they have a gambling addiction or something. With a little TLC, I think this place could be nice again,...More

Thank SoxWin09
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The facility needs lots of work, but the staff are very accommodating. Had a good time with family and friends betting on the horses. It was a nice break from beaching it all day. Definitely something I'll keep on my vacation schedule (if it stays...More

Thank PandJVT
Reviewed 17 July 2017

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

2  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 30 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
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