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.

Racing FAQ

I found an old mutuel ticket, how can I find out if it’s a winner?
The Mutuel Department will be able to verify if you are holding a winning bet. They can be reached by calling 800-41-SLOTS (75687).

I have an old winning mutuel ticket, how can I cash it in?
Winning tickets are valid throughout the year you placed the bet and up to the conclusion of our Live Racing Meet the following year.

Should you wish to redeem your ticket by mail, please send to:
Attention: Mutuel Department
Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots
777 Delaware Park Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19804

You MUST add the return mailing address and include “proof of age” (ie. a copy of your drivers license.)

How can I get a win photo / video of a race at Delaware Park?
Our Official Track Photographer, Hoofprints, Inc. can be contacted at:
(302) 994-2521 ext. 7376 or mary@hoofprintsinc.com. You can also visit Hoofprints, Inc. website at www.hoofprintsinc.com.

Horsemen can obtain videos from International Sound at (302) 994-2521 ext. 7330. Please direct all media requests regarding video to the Director of Advertising and Publicity at 302-994-2521 ext 1053.

What racetracks do you currently simulcast?
Our current simulcast schedule is always posted on the first floor of the Clubhouse and at the Program stand in the Race Book. We also have it available on this site under the “Horse Racing” heading to the left of the page. You may also call (302) 998-0110 or click here to view current month.

When are racing programs available & where can I get one?
Our live racing program is generally available the afternoon before the race day and can be printed from the Program Kiosks. Combined simulcasting programs (Harness and Thoroughbred) can be purchased on 1st floor of the Clubhouse, as well as printed from the kiosks (individual racetracks only.)

Daily Racing Program past performance and picks for Delaware Park races are also available online by clicking HERE. We also sell the Daily Racing Form on Club 1.

How can I meet one of the Delaware Park jockeys?
Not only is our open-air paddock one of the prettiest in the country, but it allows you the opportunity to see the pre-race action up close. The Jock’s Room is located directly adjacent to this area and the jockeys are always willing to greet visitors before dashing off to their mount.

I misplaced my Win/Loss tax statement. How do I get another one?
The information can be seen by visiting our Win / Loss Statement Page.

Can I bet a Delaware Park race without being on the property?
At this time, Delaware Park does not have the capability of accepting wagers either by telephone or online. An online service such as www.youbet.com is your best option for placing your wager. Please keep in mind that with the exception of special races, Delaware Park accepts wagers on same day races only.

Does Delaware Park run any other types of live races, besides Thoroughbred?
Yes, we are only one of 12 tracks in the country that offer pari-mutuel wagering on purebred Arabians. Based on horse availability, we run at least one of these unique races daily, generally the last race of the live card.

How can I get race results and scratches?
Race Results for Delaware Park and all thoroughbred tracks can be viewed online at http://www.equibase.com/static/chart/pdf/DEL-calendar.html.

Scratches for Delaware Park and all thoroughbred tracks can be viewed online at http://www.equibase.com/premium/eqpLateScratches.cfm.

How many horses have to start for a race to offer a Trifecta wager?
There has to be five horses in a race to offer the Trifecta wager.

How many horses have to be in a race to offer a Superfecta Wager?
There has to be seven horses entered in the race to offer a Superfecta Wager.

TV SHOW / LIVE AUDIO VIDEO

Free Live Video and Race Replays from Delaware Park provided by Roberts Communication Network.  Watch the Rich Glazier TV Show.

STAKE RACES

STAKE RACES

2014 Delaware Oaks Grade II – Saturday July 5th.  Delaware Handicap Grade I – Saturday July 12th.  Click to view stakes schedule.

RACING CALENDAR

2014 Live Racing Dates.  81 Days.  77th Season.  From May 17 – October 22.  Live Racing in May: 17, 21, 24, 26, 28 and 31.  June 2 – September 6 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.  September 8 racing Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday through October 22.  Post Time 1:15pm daily.