Batavia Downs


Batavia Downs Gaming Batavia, NY


Batavia Downs Batavia Downs is an establishment in Batavia, New York and is home to a ½-mile standardbred harness race track, with a racino and hotel located on the property. The track hosts live harness racing during the months of July to December. Batavia Downs is located halfway between Buffalo and Rochester just off of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). Batavia Downs opened on September 20, 1940, and is the oldest lighted harness racetrack in the United States.

Record & Speed Rating

The track record at Batavia Downs is 1:51.2. The Daily Racing Form (DRF) assigned Batavia Downs a speed rating of 11 (1:59-1:59 2/5) and a record rank of 20t.


Batavia Downs
8315 Park Rd
Batavia, NY 14020
United States

Phone: (585) 343-3750

Details & Specifications

Date opened: 1940
Track length: ½ m
Stretch length: 500 ft
Stretch width: 75 ft
Seating capacity: 9,600
Track surface: Dirt
Race type: Harness
Owned by: Western OTB

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