General Info

Simulcast Hours of Operation**

Sunday-Thursday: Noon - 11:30pm

Self Service Wagering Only: Sun. 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM, Mon. & Tue. 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Friday-Saturday: Noon - Midnight*

* - Partial Card from Australia ending after 11:30pm

**Closing times are approximate and subject to change depending on the simulcast schedule

Track Information and History

When Le Grand Jour won the first race at Penn National Race Course on August 30, 1972, a new era in sports entertainment arrived in Central Pennsylvania. And, for the past 44 years the thrills and excitement of live thoroughbred racing at the track has attracted many of the top equine and human stars in the game. More

Box Seat Reservations

Box Seat – one standard box with five “stadium seats” and  television
Pricing = $25 Wednesday - Saturday / $50 per night for special events.

Box Seat Suite – Lounge style seating to accommodate up to ten people with additional televisions
Pricing = $100 Wednesday - Saturday / $150.00 per night for special events.

Box Seats can be purchased at the program stand and all box seat sales are final

Reserve your box seat by calling the mutuel department (717)-469-3210 or email

Dress Code - Click here for the paddock and winner's circle dress code

Photography - Professional cameras are only authorized for use by the official track photographer or by photographers on assignment from a recognized media organization. Email in order to request approval to take professional photographs at any racing area.