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Trip Advisor Beautiful Track with Friendly Hospitality
Oct 30, 2014 by: Lucy D from 
Located in a suburb a train ride away from Baltimore. Laurel Racetrack offers a quiet setting with all the action of racing and great eats to make a weekend getaway fun for all. At first glance Laurel looks rundown but upon closer inspection the buildings and surrounding grounds with well trimmed trees and colorful flowers brings the beauty of this track to days of past. The Grandstand and Clubhouse offer food fare for all appetites. While visiting we ate lunch at the newest restaurant Tips, relaxed atmosphere and friendly service add to a moderate priced meal. The real beauty of this track would have to be the Paddock an 18 sided building that brings the spectator within a few feet of the thoroughbreds. The feel and excitement of being so close makes you feel like an owner. The rail also brings you close to action as the winner circle and finish line are within arms reach. I would recommend this track just because the employees work hard to make you feel like a winner if when you have a bad day. Good luck.

Trip Advisor We went to Laurel Park during one of the Festivals held there
Sep 17, 2014 by: dgbg100106 from Odenton, Maryland
During the Bourbon and Brew festival, there was plenty to keep you busy. They had a wagering 101 class, private betting windows, food trucks, and racing. Everyone should walk down to the paddock and visit the horse, they are beautiful animals. The facility was clean and kept up, the restrooms were clean and someone was always checking on them. We would go back again.

Trip Advisor A lot of fun for a nongambler
Jul 10, 2014 by: Elias David B from 
I love horses. When I was young I used to volunteer at a different race track. Swampy ground lies on two sides of this track. On many mornings a light ground fog is visible. It seems like the horses are galloping across clouds. I walk in off street and watch the horses exercise. I don't believe in gambling but I might gamble a little if I thought we were about to lose this pretty track. During racing season there is a small fee for parking.

Trip Advisor Family Day
May 15, 2014 by: JustMeBernie from Bowie, Maryland
It's a nice place for adults if you enjoy a race track atmosphere. It is not a place for children UNLESS they are having a "family day" event. We attended the family day there and it was really nice. Clowns, balloons, food, singing, games, etc. There are a lot of different kinds of people there, so watch your surroundings....there are live races going on and that was kinda cool. The children were allowed to visit the horses and talk to the jockeys.

Trip Advisor Dirty
Jul 12, 2013 by: SharonJ71 from Mount Airy, North Carolina
Homeless people sleeping everywhere within the park! Very scary looking. Not somewhere I would want to take my family!

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