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Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
Phone Number: 800-325-9015

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Camel, zebra races, average slot play

Lots of of folks turned out for camel, zebra races. Enjoyed afternoon playing slots - low payouts but great atmosphere. Lots of game choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My Wife and I were looking to go out. Surfed all the hotel/casinos within an hour of home. Found the Stay,Play and Dine deal at Prairie Meadows. Surfed the prices on the web.. Direct reservations worked the best. Clean room. Great service. The Comps on food and play were great. Web deals said $150 for the room. With the comps... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lots of of folks turned out for camel, zebra races. Enjoyed afternoon playing slots - low payouts but great atmosphere. Lots of game choices.

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Nashua
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Had a great room with a comfortable bed, coffee pot and nice shower and the casino and horse racing at the track was exciting

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Grant City, Mssouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were in the area and decided to check it out! We took the grand kids and they loved seeing the horses. Very nice atmosphere.

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Bako
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What a fun venue to gamble, drink, and watch the ponies race. My favorite part was the martini menu at the horse track bar. Lots of yummy drinks and friendly staff. It had been years since I bet in a horse and the ladies working the ticket counter were sweet and helpful. I would love to go back when they... More 

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Maquoketa, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

love the casino. always winning on the slots. food at the buffet is awesome. good time to go with friends and enjoy the nite or weekend

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Spent two days in Altoona for the Horse races. Had a great time. Track is great and very well maintained have a great indoor seating at no charge on 4th level. Just go up before races and check availablity. Live racing is April thru Aug. Thursday thru Sunday. They occasionally race on Wed. We went the past Wed. & Thursday.... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The casino was big, and the horse racing was pretty cool. The casino kind of sucked no luck at all on any machine. The workers were quite friendly, and buffet was really good. Didn't stay at the hotel, because they were very over priced. We stayed down the street, which was fine.

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We enjoyed dinner here for Father's Day and July 4. Interesting food and great service. I enjoy watching the horse races as well. Wish the casino was smoke free.

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Potosi, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Casino is very nice. Machines and table games.The food concession is above par for fast food. Didn't have a chance to go to AJ's, the upscale restaurant. The horse race track, stands , barns, padocks etc are very nice and easy to access. The payoffs when you win are especially sweet.

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Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
Phone Number: 800-325-9015
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona

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