Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots
777 Delaware Park Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19804

 

Phone: 800-41-SLOTS

Email: programs@delawarepark.com

Email:
socialmedia@delawarepark.com

DETAILED DIRECTIONS PER LOCATION

MARYLAND & DC
Baltimore, MD / Bay Bridge, MD / Washington DC

From The Chesapeake Bay Bridge(North):

  • Take Route 301 North to Middletown (Approximately 40 minutes or 45 miles).
  • In Middletown take 299 East for approximately 1 1/2 miles to Route 1/Route 13.
  • Take Routes 1/13 North over the new Bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal at St. Georges (Approximately 10 Minutes or 10 Miles).
  • Follow Route 1 to the Christiana Mall area.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 1/2 miles or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 3/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7. It is the same road just different numbers.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard. This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

NEW JERSEY
Camden, Trenton / South Jersey

From New Jersey/New York City (Southwest):

  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike or Route 295 Southwest. (From New York City to Exit 1 at the South end of the Jersey Turnpike is approximately 120 miles. To Delaware Park it is 130 miles or 2 1/2 hours.)
    Cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge (Twin Bridges).
  • Continue on 295 until it joins 495 and 95 Southwest of Wilmington. The combined roads then become 95 approximately 4 miles South of the Memorial Bridge.
  • Leave Interstate 95 at exit 4B Stanton.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 58 (Churchman's Road) headed West.
  • To get to Delaware Park you can turn right after the first light. (This is just beyond the DelTech campus.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 mile or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 1/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard.
  • This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

PENNSYLVANIA
Lancaster, PA / Philadelphia, PA / Reading, PA
West Chester, PA

From The Philadelphia Airport

  • Interstate 95 South to Interstate 495 South
  • Interstate 495 will connect again with Interstate 95 South of Wilmington
  • Continue South on Interstate 95 to Churchmans Road Exit 4B
  • Once off exit keep straight on Route 58 (through five lights).
  • At the 6th light (junction of Route 58 and Route 4) continue
    straight into Delaware Park entrance. This road will first bring you to the clubhouse entrance to Delaware Park.

From Philadelphia Southwest

  • Take Interstate 95 Southwest for approximately 45 to 50 minutes. (It is about 45 miles from Philadelphia to the highway exit for Delaware Park.)
  • Leave Interstate 95 at exit 4B (Stanton, Churchman's Road).
  • You are now on Delaware Route 58 (Churchman's Road) headed West.
  • To get to Delaware Park you may turn right after the first light.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 mile or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 1/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard.
  • This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

LOCAL INFO
Delaware, Local / Del Park Blvd. / Del Park Entrances
Fairplay Station / Train Information / Bus Information

Entrances to Delaware Park:

There are three entrances to Delaware Park:

  1. The Kirkwood Entrance is accessible from Kirkwood Highway (Route 2). There is no shuttle bus to the parking area and there is no valet parking. There is handicapped parking area but to reach the Casino or Racetrack you must walk through a tunnel under the railroad.
  2. There is an entrance at the junction of Routes 58 and 4 (Churchman's Road and Ogletown Road). This is the Southwest corner of Park grounds. It is across the street from Christiana Hospital. This entrance provides access to both the Clubhouse and the Casino but is closer to the Clubhouse. (Valet Parking is available $4.00). Shuttle buses run from the Parking Area to the Clubhouse.
  3. There is an entrance near the Junction of Route 4 and 7. This is the Northeast corner of Park grounds. This entrance provides access to both the Casino and the Clubhouse but is closest to the Casino. (Valet Parking is available $4.00). Shuttle buses run from the parking area to the Casino.
Fully Accessible Site

Delaware Park Racing

May 21st-October 15th
Daily Post Time: 1:15pm Eastern

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Racing Announcements

2016 Handicap Tournaments

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2016 Handicap Tournament Dates are  June 18th, August 13th, September 10th, November 19th.  Entry fee is $100 and the bankroll will remain $100.  The betting  format is $10 minimum per race (no maximum) restricted to Win, Place and Show on the contest tracks.  Participants must wager on a minimum of 10 races (no maximum). Participant with the highest total after last race is the winner.  Prize Structure based upon 80 entries will be 1st Place $3,800 – 2nd $1,900 – 3rd is $1,140 – 4th is $760.  

 

Final Tournament Standings for February 13th, 2016

FINAL PRIZE
FINISH TOTAL WINNINGS
1 G. McClewin $2,055.60 $3,400.00
2 M. Beachy $532.40 $1,700.00
3 H. Andrews $511.50 $ 1,020.00
4 G. Long $270.80 $   680.00

2016 Stakes Schedule

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2016 Starter Allowance Series

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Family Fun Day – In The Grove

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Bring the kids and come join us for an action packed afternoon filled with exciting races and family fun on June 4th and August 13th.  12:30pm – 3:30pm in The Grove.  The kids will receive an official membership card.  RETURNING MEMBERS don’t forget to bring your membership card and check in.  Features bouncy house and bouncy slide, pony rides, popcorn, cotton candy, sno kones, face painters, balloon twisters and lot more to entertain all family members.  No drop-offs child must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Post Time is 1:15pm.

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Live Racing – 79th Season

May 21st through October 15th

Delaware Park Gears Up for 2016 Live Racing Season
81 days of live and premier races return to Stanton

Wilmington, Del., January 13, 2016 — Delaware Park received approval from the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission today on dates for the 2016 live racing season.  The 79th season of live racing at the Stanton oval will feature 81 days with the meet starting on Saturday, May 21st and concluding on Saturday, October 15th.

Live racing updates are as follows:

  • During the first week, live racing will be held three days per week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Live racing will be added on Thursdays from June 2nd through September 22nd.
  • Beginning on September 29th, Thursdays will be dropped from the schedule and live racing will revert back to a Monday, Wednesday and Saturday schedule through closing day, October 15th.
  • During the season, the first post time is set for 1:15 p.m. daily.

Delaware Park’s premier races including the Delaware Oaks (Gr. III) and the Delaware Handicap (Gr. I), will be held on July 9th and July 16th, respectively.

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STAKE RACES

STAKE RACES

2016 Stakes Will be Published soon.

RACING CALENDAR

81 days beginning  Saturday, May 21st  concluding on Saturday, October 15th

In May racing Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.  Add Live Racing Thursdays from June 2-September 22nd.  On  September 29th Thursdays will be dropped racing Monday, Wednesday and Saturday through October 15th.    Post time is 1:15 pm.