PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACE TRACK AND STABLES
The Presque Isle Downs thoroughbred horse race track is a one mile oval race track designed for the synthetic “Tapeta” surface. Racing fans can enjoy premier views along the race track, tote board and finish line from the apron. The Paddock arena is located adjacent to the race track and the apron.
Development of a thoroughbred racetrack and entertainment complex included all ancillary facilities. The back side area currently contains 570 stalls in five 100 stall Stables, a Receiving Barn with 48 stalls, a Stakes Barn with 22 stalls, a Test Barn and Groom’s Quarters. Future expansion includes 500 additional stalls, and cafeteria / recreation building for over 370,000 s.f. of building space. The Architectural Services included Feasibility Study, Site Planning, Programming, Architectural Design, Interior Design and Construction Administration by Shelane Buehler, AIA while a partner at another firm