The Harness Racing Commission provides oversight and support of the Maine’s harness racing industry with a goal of promoting fairness and integrity of the sport.

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The 2019 Maine Harness Racing season is underway with racing every Saturday and Sunday at Scarborough Downs. 2019 should be an exciting season with more special events, prizes and giveaways than ever! Remember that you can also follow Maine Harness Racing visiting any of Maine’s six OTBs which are open year-round!

2019 Harness Racing Schedule Available

2019 Harness Racing Summit Summary Available

On January 30, 2019, the Maine Harness Horsemen’s Association and the Maine Harness Racing Commission cosponsored an industry-wide planning/brainstorming conference at the Buker Community Center in Augusta, Maine. The conference was conceived by the Maine Harness Horsemen’s Association and was intended to identify—and build consensus around—strategies to improve the long-term economic viability of harness racing in the state.


Public Meetings

Date and Time Location Additional Information
May 17, 2019 9:00 AM Gambling Control Board Conference Room, Department of Public Safety, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Maine

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