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Looking for something different to do, then head to the Philadelphia area that offers two unique horse racing tracks.
Enjoy harness racing at Harrah’s Philadelphia located at 777 Harrah’s Boulevard, Chester, a 30-minute drive from Center City Philadelphia. The live horse racing season runs from March through December on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Boasting one of the fastest 5/8 mile horse racing surface, you’ll see the best pacers and trotters in North America.
A small chestnut colt born in Chester, PA named “Smarty Jones” brought worldwide attention to Parx Racing when he won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in 2004. The 2013 live racing season is from January to December on Saturday through Tuesday. Located at 2999 Street Road, Bensalem, only a 20-minute drive from Center City Philadelphia.