Live Meeting Opens Friday

Rosecroft Raceway Resumes Live Racing Friday Night

$2,500 Superfecta Guarantee Nightly and Lower Minimum Wagers on Tap


(Fort Washington, MD – October 20, 2011) – The final touches are going down to the wire in preparation for the first pari-mutuel meet in over three years at Rosecroft Raceway.    The track was purchased out of bankruptcy earlier this year by Penn National Gaming, Inc.


First race post time will be 6:45 p.m. nightly with live racing every Friday and Saturday through December 17.    Thursdays will be added to that schedule for December 8 and 15.  


Opening night features a 10-race card and will debut several “bettor friendly” options for the wagering public.   As part of the United States Trotting Association’s “Strategic Wagering Initiative” a $2,500 Superfecta Pool Guarantee will be offered on the final race each evening.    Free past performances for the nightly Superfecta Guarantee are available at   All Superfectas on the racing card will have an ultra-low $.10-cent minimum.   In addition, a $.50-cent minimum will be in effect for all Trifecta (all races), Daily Double (first two and last two races) and Pick 3 (last three races) wagers.


Admission and parking are free every day and night.    For live racing nights a buffet will be available in the Terrace Dining Room for $25 per person.   Seating is limited.    Reservations are available by calling 301-567-4500 and selecting Guest Services.  


Additional information on Rosecroft Raceway including live racing and simulcast information is available at    Now posted on the website is important horsemen information including the Penn National Gaming, Inc./Rosecroft Raceway “Racing Guide” which includes pertinent rules and regulations for the upcoming meet.