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!

Restaurants at Batavia Downs: Fortune's Restaurant, Thurman's 34 Rush Sports Bar, Homestretch Grill, The Clubhouse Rail & Bar

Learn more about Live Harness Racing.

Hours of Operation

Mon - Sun: 8 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Free hotel shuttle Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. - midnight.

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8315 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-3750

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21

Live Harness Racing

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Sep
22

Fishing & Sportsman Expo

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Sep
28

Hair Nation- 80's Band Tribute

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Oct
19

Appice Brothers

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Oct
21

WNY Psychic Faire

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Nov
10

Zonta Holiday Festival 2018

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Nov
17

A Tribute to Johnny Cash

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Dec
15

A Tribute to Garth Brooks & Shania Twain

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Jan
26

GLOW Wedding Expo

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Batavia Downs hosting 2019 NY Sire Stakes Finals

SCHENECTADY — The Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund Friday announced Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel as the host…

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Three Dog Night bringing ‘Joy to the World’ and Batavia Downs

On Friday night, Batavia Downs welcomes one of the most popular bands of the late 1960s and early 70s, Three Dog Night. The group had a remarkable…

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EV charging station installed at Batavia Downs

Mike Nolan, executive VP and COO of Western OTB, and Tom Turnbull, president of the Chamber of Commerce, along with officials from the Town of Batavia…

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2018 racing season takes off at Batavia Downs

“And, they’re off.” The commonly heard announcement at the start of a race could also refer to the beginning of the Batavia Downs…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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8315 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020

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