Scarborough Downs is a horse-racing track located in Scarborough, Maine, United States. It is Maine's largest race track. It is home to The Downs Club restaurant as well as a grandstand for race viewing, and includes 2 track-side lounges as well as a newly constructed VIP Room.
Scarborough Downs was constructed in 1949 as a racetrack for thoroughbred horse races and was completed in 1950. It was the only one of its kind in the state. However, harness racing was introduced in the 1960s and for a while the track hosted both types of horse racing. However, in September 1972 the track became solely a harness racing track. In the 2000s, owner Joseph Ricci introduced simulcast wagering and the track began to offer simulcast races from premier thoroughbred and harness tracks from around North America.
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