Ready for excitement? More than 780 gaming machines, four restaurants, simulcast racing year-round, and live harness racing from July to December make Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack the place to be for casino-style action! The oldest lighted harness racetrack in North America!
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Sun: 8 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Free hotel shuttle Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. - midnight.
8315 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020
No ‘Ordinary’ show as Emmett rocks the Downs
“We’ve been crossing the border for years, and performed at places like Lockport and North Tonawanda, but I am pretty sure this is our…Read More
Blue Oyster Cult hits the Downs tonight
In the 1970s, Blue Oyster Cult established itself as a groundbreaking arena rock band. In an era when the same bands came along every year, BOC, as it…Read More
Sports Collectors Expo Coming to Batavia In November
Batavia Downs Gaming Center, 8315 Park Road, Batavia, will host an impressive lineup of professional athletes at the Sports Collectors Expo the…Read More
Wiener Dog Races: Ruby runs away with Downs’ Dachshund Dash
Ruby, a 3-year-old dachshund making her first lifetime stared defeated nine other wiener dogs on Sunday during the annual race at Batavia Downs. Ruby…Read More
Earlier race times helping at the Downs
BATAVIA — It’s early, but Batavia Downs Live Racing Manager Todd Haight said he’s found a winning formula. Moving Wednesday post…Read More
Larry Gatlin to perform at Batavia Downs Sept. 16
Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel is proud to announce that Grammy Award-winning American country and southern gospel singer Larry…Read More
Drivers racing for bigger purses at Batavia Downs
Batavia Downs opened its 71st season Wednesday night with a big crowd and record purses for drivers. Todd Haight, director of living racing, said the…Read More
Batavia Downs 2017 live meet kicks off on Wednesday
By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs The 71st season of live harness racing at America’s oldest lighted track opens on…Read More
Concert preview: Patriotic Lee Greenwood to close Downs’ series
BATAVIA — Country music star Lee Greenwood, 74, has 35 singles that have charted since 1982. Seven of those songs reached number one on the…Read More
Wiener Dog race announced for Aug. 27
Press release: Do you have a speedy Dachshund? That’s what Batavia Downs officials are wondering as they have announced that registration is…Read More