Cedar Downs Racing Derby

Cedar Point - Cedar DownsRide one of 64 horses, all racing for a first-place finish in the Derby! It’s one of only two racing carousels in the U.S. and its history dates back to 1920. Four-abreast horses “race” on a giant rotating turntable, and each horse moves forward and backward.

Quick Facts

  • Opened In: 1967
  • Built By: Prior and Church
  • Ride Time: Approx. 1 minute
  • Speed: 14 mph

Also of Interest

Cedar Downs is located across the midway from Snoopy Boutique, a large store where just about every piece of Snoopy memorabilia is available for purchase.  Also, Subway is right next to it offering fresh sub sandwiches for lunch of dinner.

Important Information

  • Riders must be 48″ to ride.
  • Thrill Rating: 3/5
  • Riders need to be able to independently support themselves.

Average Wait Times

Usual wait time is 5 minutes.


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