Live Racing
Racing Promotion

2016 Live Racing

67th Anniversary of Live Racing. Beginning June 12th through September 5th. Racing Sundays, Mondays, (except July 4th), Thursdays and Fridays. Post Time is 7:20pm.


Admission and Parking at Ocean Downs are free.


Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Must be 18 years of age to wager on horse racing

Holiday Closings

Ocean Downs is closed for Simulcast Racing on Christmas Day and Easter Sunday. Ocean Downs Casino Floor is open on both Christmas Day and Easter Sunday.


click here to view/print calendar

Ocean Downs Racing Mutuel Tellers having fun on Breeders Cup Day and Halloween on Saturday, October 31st, 2015.

Harness Racing FanZone

Click here to view 200 Years of Horse Racing Video in Five Minutes.


General Inquiries

Contact Us At:

Horse Racing in Maryland

Click to view Thoroughbred Racing at Laurel & Pimlico

Rosecroft Raceway:

Click to view official Rosecroft Raceway website.

Video Link to Maryland Harness Racing
Click above link to view Maryland Harness Racing Video





Kentucky Derby 2016
Saturday, May 7th

The party starts at Noon! Food & Drink Specials, Slot Dollar & Betting Voucher Drawings, Live Entertainment, appearance by our Mascot Lucky U.

Races will be shown on the JUMBOTRON on the Racing Apron and in Simulcast Indoor and Outdoor. Betting windows will be open.

Save The Dates

Kentucky Derby: Sat, May 7th
Preakness Stakes: Sat, May 21st
Belmont Stakes: Sat, June 11th


In accordance with Maryland State Law, Ocean Downs is a non-smoking facility.

How To Bet

Click here to view "How to Bet on the Ponies at Ocean Downs".

2015 Racing Under Saddle
Exhibition Race

Click here to view video of July, 10th 2015 exhibition race at Casino at Ocean Downs.


Trick Rider's Entertain at Ocean Downs




The USTA's Internet-based computer database is your source for complete and official data on Standardbred racing, breeding, and data on the individuals who drive, train, own, and breed Standardbreds.

Horsemen Click to View
Condition Sheets at USTA.

Find out more click here.

Bobby Z's

Click Here for Bobbi Z's "free" picks at the races.