As part of the Cedar Corner entertainment complex, Cedar Downs Ohio is the state's only off-course betting facility. The location is not as incongruous as it sounds: one of the most famous and historic rides at the nearby Cedar Point amusement park is the Cedar Downs Racing Derby, an equestrian-themed high-speed carousel that holds a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Happily, there's nothing antiquated about the betting experience at Cedar Downs. Operated by MGM Northfield Park, one of Ohio's most popular harness racing tracks, it offers a contemporary betting environment will full coverage of all race meetings across the USA. Whatever the season, there's always something to bet on at Cedar Downs.
About Cedar Downs in Ohio
Conveniently located near the Cleveland Highway, Cedar Downs is a 50-mile drive from the big city. It is on the turning for the renowned Cedar Park amusement park, inspiring the name Cedar Corner for the entertainment complex. There is extensive hotel accommodation on site, mostly aimed at families visiting the amusement park.
However, that should not detract from the entertainment on offer in and around Cedar Downs. While gamblers will naturally focus on the off-course horse betting, there is plenty more to do. The complex has an extensive bowling alley, plus laser tag and even an ax-throwing room.
With a lively bar, that spills out onto a patio in the warmer months, there is something for everyone here. However, there is no way to take part in Ohio sports betting there, as there is no physical sportsbook at Cedar Downs.
What kinds of betting does Cedar Downs offer?
It's all about the horses — and we're not just talking the racecourse-themed ride at the amusement park up the road. Cedar Downs has all the simulcast betting you could wish for, available every day. However, there is no live Ohio horse betting in Cedar Downs, as it’s not a race track.
How do I place a horse bet at Cedar Downs?
It's easy to place a bet on a horse race, even if it's your first time. Just have a look at our guidelines below, and you'll be picking your favorites in no time.
Cedar Downs entertainment & cuisine
Race action is by no means the only attraction for visitors to Cedar Downs. The surrounding Cedar Corner entertainment complex has a wealth of fun of games, plus options to feed your hunger and quench your thirst.