Suffolk Downs
Suffolk Downs

Name of Track:
Suffolk Downs

525 McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA, United States

Date Opened:

Course Type:

Main Track:
1 mile, oval

Last Turn to Finish Line:

1,030 feet

Turf course:
7 Furlongs


Horse Racing at Suffolk Downs

Founded in 1935, Suffolk Downs has been a significant spot in Boston’s rich horse racing heritage for over 75 years.

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

Suffolk Downs Racing Information:

Live Racing:  Saturday to Wednesday

Live Racing Calendar:  May/June through November

Notable Races at Suffolk Downs:

Massachusetts Handicap G3
James B. Moseley Sprint Handicap
Drumtop Stakes
Robert M. O’Malley Memorial
Isadorable Stakes
My Fair Lady Stakes
Old Ironsides Stakes
Waquoit Stakes


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