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Review of Scarborough Downs

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Scarborough Downs
Belmont, New Hampshire
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“fun”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

great harness racing has a lovely dining room with views of the racing food is above average if you just want a burger/dog/beer there is a pub on the 1st floor wrap around windows plus you can bet on other tracks MANY TVS

Visited May 2014
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English first
Brimfield, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“First Time”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

I was new to the horse betting game on a trip to Old Orchard beach and decided at 67 years old I should at least take a look. I had never put a bet on a horse race in my life and was so excited to see the horses you could not imangine. The very first horse I bet on came in first place,It was an experience I will never forget. I actually won 4 of the 5 races I bet on just by the name of the horses,with the help of my wife Jayne, Thanks for reading.. my true story. Farmer Rich.

Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Richard K
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Portland, Maine
Level 6 Contributor
555 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“A run down facility”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

I have been going to Scarborough Downs for years and continue to watch it decay. The place was a great harness racing facility up to the end of the 1980's. Since then, not a dime has been spent on the place. Some of this is due to the city's refusal to allow this track to have slot machines. Most of it appears to be poor management.

Visited May 2013
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4 Thank MRVEGAS711
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Excitement with a great meal”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nothing beats a great meal and playing the ponies. The food & service is beyond compair--and if you're able to win a few quid--all the better!!!

Visited August 2012
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2 Thank tffob3
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Concord, New Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Fun place to go for a few hours! Sad to see it somewhat empty. Minimum bets of $2 allow you to cheer for your picks without getting too stressed about not knowing what you're doing. 10 races at 2 bucks a race if you choose equals 20 bucks for 3 hours of entertainment. Unless you win, then they're paying you! Show this place some support!!!!

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Ellen P
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