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Suffolk Downs

Racing information plus notable races at Suffolk Downs

Suffolk Downs > Thoroughbred Betting

RaceTrack Info:
Live Racing Calendar:
May/June - November

Course Type:

Main Track:
1 mile oval

Last Turn to Finish Line:
1,030 feet

Turf course:
7 furlongs

Founded in 1935 after pari-mutuel wagering was legalized in Massachusetts, Suffolk Downs has been a significant spot in Boston's rich horseracing heritage for over 75 years.

In its first year of operations, year, the track began what lately become a great horseracing tradition, the Massachusetts Handicap.

Featuring a substantial purse, the MassCap immediately attracted some of racing's biggest names. Famous horses that have raced at this track include Seabiscuit, Whirlaway and Cigar.

Notable Races on Suffolk Downs:
GIII Races
Massachusetts Handicap
James B. Moseley Sprint Handicap
Drumtop Stakes
Robert M. O'Malley Memorial
Isadorable Stakes
My Fair Lady Stakes
Old Ironsides Stakes
Waquoit Stakes