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Currently offering an updated list of the off track betting locations in Colorado it’s now vastly easier for horse players or bettors to wager on upcoming races or horse racing events. We stand to thank the state of Colorado for providing us with numerous offtrack betting bureaus to process player bets.
Being huge horse betting fans ourselves, we understand that a trip out to Arapahoe race track to lay a trifecta or superfecta bet, isn’t always possible. That is why we seek to educate horse bettors on the conveniences offered to them by simply betting online, or visiting one of the many off track betting bureaus or OTB sites in Colorado.
Horseracing is one of the most affordable and exciting forms of wagering available today, especially when most tracks offer free admission, affordable food and drink and $2 minimum wagers. But in this modern day and age, the convenience of betting on horses safely online is being noticed by increasingly more horse players.
Like many jurisdictions in the United States, the state of Colorado has embraced Off Track Betting. Please read on for more information.
Arapahoe Park Horse Racing
Live horse racing in Colorado is run at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado. The track features a one mile oval and is home to classic thoroughbred stakes races including the Colorado Derby, the Arapahoe Park Sprint and The Inaugural.
In 2014 they have live racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 29 until August 22 as well as on Memorial Day Monday. Horse racing enthusiasts can also wager on simulcast racing from the countries top racetracks seven days a week all year long from the climate controlled grandstand at the Arapahoe Racetrack.
Colorado Off Track Betting Locations
Off Track Betting (OTB) Bureaus and simulcast wagering came to Colorado in 1991 when the Colorado government approved limited stakes gambling which resulted in relaxed gaming laws. The following conveniently located OTB sites are available to horse racing enthusiasts who can’t make it out to Arapahoe Park.
- Red & Jerry’s Sheridan, CO
- Havana Park Aurora, CO
- Mile High Commerce City, CO
- The Jockey Club Grand Junction, CO
- So. Colo. Gaming & Event Center Pueblo, CO
Red & Jerry's Off Track Betting1840 West Oxford Sheridan (303) 783-0655 http://www.redandjerrys.com
Red & Jerry’s, also known as “the first facility in the United States to offer simulcast wagering at off-track wagering location, or multi-family dwellings”, is one of Colorado’s largest entertainment centers that features Off Track Betting, or OTB. The complex houses Colorado’s largest sports bar – the Fanatix Sports Grill – as well as private rooms for your meeting and entertainment pleasure. Great food and drinks are available throughout the complex.
Havana Park Off Track Betting10750 East Iliff Avenue (303) 696-0655 http://www.mihiracing.com/mhre/miotb/2-uncategorised/12-otbhavana
A full service OTB with seating for 200, Havana Park is open daily, one half-hour before the first scheduled race. Contact Havana Park for specific opening times, as race times vary.
Southern Colorado Gaming & Event Center3215 Lake Avenue, Pueblo, CO, 81004 (719) 561-8926 http://scgec.com/wp/
Formerly known as the Pueblo Greyhound Park, new management has relaunched this establishment as The Southern Colorado Gaming & Event Center. This is the only off track betting site in Colorado from Colorado Springs all the way to Raton.
Wildwood Casino Cripple Creek119 Carbonate Street Cripple Creek, CO 80813 (719) 244-9700 http://playwildwood.com/otb
The Turf Club at Wildwood Casino opens daily at 10:00 AM. Wildwood has both self-serve betting terminals and live tellers, 14 TVs, and offers complimentary cocktails. The hotel and casino features four restaurants, serving everything from pizza and pasta to steaks and Vietnamese, and the hotel has an on-going Stay & Play promotion.