Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Presque Isle Downs

Live thoroughbred racing is set to return this Sunday, May 21 – October 5, 2017. The live racing card is set to feature eight races each Sunday through Thursday with a 5:25 PM post time.

 On Sunday, May 21 and Monday, May 22, Presque Isle Downs will celebrate the grand opening of the 100 day live race meet by giving away T-Shirts to the first 500 adult fans through the gates beginning at 4:30 PM at both the north and south entrance. The first 500 fans will receive a free Smith Hot Dog and the first 500 kids will receive free ice cream.  

Family night at the races will continue this year on both Sundays and Wednesdays beginning May 24, 2017 which features $2 Cheeseburgers, $1 Smith Hot Dogs, and $1 Fries from Favre’s Grill located on the trackside apron. Presque Isle Downs horse racing

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About Presque Isle Downs & Casino

Presque Isle Downs & Casino features live poker, table games, slots, entertainment and live thoroughbred horse racing, and simulcast racing.  The casino features the latest technology and amenities designed for guest comfort and expectations.  It also features a state-of-the-art seven table poker room which offers tableside dining in a smoke free environment.  The property also features four restaurants, including the award-winning LBV Steak & Pasta and The Brew Brothers, the newest addition to the Erie casino which offers spectacular seating section to watch live thoroughbred racing. The Brew Brothers features 30 beers on tap and live entertainment.


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