Scottsville Racecourse is a horse racing course in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Easily one of the most attractive racecourses in South Africa, Scottsville lies approximately 75km from Durban’s city centre and visitors from the coast can enjoy an easy drive on the scenic highway.
The track is right handed, oval shaped, and approximately 2 300 metres in circumference with a banked turn allowing easy transition into the straight with a 550 metre run in. Scottsville also has a 1 200 metre straight course. Scottsville's modern facilities incorporate all the very best in racecourse comfort, elegance, and intimacy. Patrons can enjoy a picnic enclosure as well as a wide variety of restaurants and bars in which to enjoy top class racing.
The Golden Horse Casino is conveniently attached to the back of the Scottsville Grandstand allowing both racing and casino customers easy access to both facilities. Scottsville Racecourse holds more than 50 races a year making it a hot spot gambling destination for locals and tourists alike. It is one of only two racecourses in the world to have a casino.