Indiana Downs is a great family entertainment center in Central Indiana. Learn more about our track and see our wonderful new state-of-the-art facility.
A major pari-mutuel horseracing track, Indiana Downs, opened for its Preview Meet in December 2002, bringing the thrill of live racing to area residents.
Live racing dates in 2014 are May 6 to November 1 (All Thoroughbred & Quarter Horse Meet)
A full-card simulcast wagering facility at the track features thoroughbred and harness races from across the country and is open throughout the year.
A satellite wagering facility opened in Evansville during the first quarter of 2003 to serve residents of Soutwestern Indiana.(The Evansville OTB is Now Closed-June 11, 2012)
A second satellite facility in Clarksville opened in March of 2004 to serve Southern Indiana.
The track, located just south of Indianapolis’ I-465 on I-74 at Fairland Road in Shelby County, features the full-service Silks and Sulkies restaurant with seating for approximately 375.
The track has facilities that can be rented for business entertaining, including track-side suites on the top level. In addition, the Starting Gate gift shop offers stationery, general giftware, accessories and other items.
The first-floor Family Pavilion is non-smoking and offers an arcade, The "E & J Cafe" concession stand and the Starting Gate gift shop. Indiana Downs also offers group packages. The $30/person rate includes official program, Winner’s Circle presentation with 1 complimentary 8 x 10 photo, buffet, and a race named in honor of the group.
Indiana Downs has an indoor seating capacity of approximately 3,000 and is sited on an approximately 200-acre tract. Construction costs total approximately $35 million (including two satellite wagering facilities). Construction Manager was Turner Construction Co., Indianapolis, and the architect was Creative Industries, Inc.
Indiana Grand Casino offers a sprawling, 233,000-square-foot gaming floor with close to 2000 slots and electronic games. The Casino is connected to the Indiana Downs clubhouse.
The track is owned by Centaur Holdings, LLC. General Manager is Jon Schuster.