Scioto Downs Racino is OPEN 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week! This includes all major Holidays!


Scioto Downs, which opened in 1959, has been providing the exhilaration of live harness racing to the Columbus community for more than 50 years! We’re proud of our illustrious past and we are looking forward to an exciting future.



As the first Racino to open in June 2012, Scioto Downs introduced the latest in gaming technology to central Ohio and continues to bring the best and most popular games to the area. Scioto Downs features more than 2,100 video lottery terminal games (commonly known as “Slots”), seasonal live-harness horse racing, year-round simulcast wagering, an array of dining options and live entertainment.

Open 24-hours a day, seven-days a week, our gaming floor caters to every level of player — from Penny to High Limit action.

We are happy to call Ohio home and believe that no matter where you are from you will find that Scioto Downs offers some of the best gaming in Columbus, some of the best restaurants in the Columbus area and some of the best racing in the state.

So bring your game and we will provide the fun!



  • May-September
  • First race post time:every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m
  • Holiday matinee post time (in lieu of night card): 1:00 p.m.(Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day)



  • Year round simulcast betting available
  • Daily 11am-12midnight



– Dash Café

– Scioto Scoops

– The Penthouse

– The Patio

– Grove Buffet

– The Clubhouse

– Veil Bar

– High Limit



Not only can you bet on exciting harness racing at Scioto Downs, you can also take your chances on the many exciting games offered by the Ohio Lottery. The Ohio Lottery offers customers a wide variety of games and Scioto Downs is proud to be a licensed retailer for the Ohio Lottery Commission.

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Scioto Downs is a proud Business Member of the City of Columbus and surrounding areas.