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Derby Lane

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10490 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-2395
+1 727-812-3339
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My son wanted to see this as his grandparents took him to see the dog races ,when young . He... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Newmarket, Canada
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This track has become one of our go to attractions, great atmosphere, fun for everyone that enjoys... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Historic Derby Lane, the St. Petersburg Kennel Club, is the oldest continuously operating greyhound track in the world. We offer year-round greyhound racing with Matinees at 12:30pm and Evening performances at 7:30pm. Visit our website for our current Racing schedule. The Derby Lane Poker Room offers Live Action and Tournament play Monday through Thursday from 10am-4am, and 24 hours on weekends. We have many restaurants for you to enjoy some of the best food in St. Pete, including our famous buffet in Circa 1925. We also offer simulcast racing. Stop by for lunch and catch your favorite Thoroughbred or Harness race. You can even watch and wager on a Jai Alai game.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“dog track” (28 reviews)
“dog races” (27 reviews)
10490 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-2395
+1 727-812-3339
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son wanted to see this as his grandparents took him to see the dog races ,when young . He remembered it as beautiful dogs running around . I did not enjoy seeing majestic dogs racing but the track is beautiful and stadium clean ....More

Thank Seeingthingsnow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This track has become one of our go to attractions, great atmosphere, fun for everyone that enjoys small time gambling, kids had a blast & actually won a few dollars, plenty of free parking, came close on a few superfectas, I bet you never heard...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Derby Club offers a classic buffet for a reasonable price. Every table has a view of the track and you can place bets from right inside the restaurant. The meal might be described as forgettable and the facility is dated, but despite that everyone...More

Thank jessicakV3862ME
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great evening with my brothers. Saw a dozen races in reasonable comfort - bet all of them and left overall even. No charge parking, no charge admission. Annual event. Recommend.

Thank no1norm
DerbyLaneFL, Manager at Derby Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi, no1norm! I am glad you and your brothers had fun! Come back and visit us soon! Sincerely, Alexis Winning

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Derby Lane is truly the crown jewel of greyhound racing! We absolutely love coming here from the scenic backdrop of the race track to the great customer service. The staff are always friendly, welcoming, and ready to help you whether it be with betting education...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Awesome day of racing and great food.Recommend highly the buffet is wonderful the staff are so friendly.The tables and seating are comfortable.

1  Thank Sian141
Reviewed 25 August 2017

You can bet on horses, dogs, and play poker. Many tournaments available on weekends. There is a great buffet there, expensive but well worth the money

Thank n2maps
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The card room is organized reasonably well; however I feel that the dealers are rude and generally unpleasant. Don't get me wrong, I know they have to deal with many surly patrons; however, of all the card rooms in the greater Tampa Bay Area I...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Circa 1925 has a great buffet which includes seafood! Have also eaten at the Derby Club Four where I had a great sandwich and the best skillet potatos!

1  Thank MelMilWas
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I stay down at the ground level finish line area. Food outlet is average, and there is a bar. Best bet is the tasty french fries. They have daily specials .Bet with a teller or use the betting kiosks. Sit outside or inside under cover....More

Thank dick b
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Linda T
7 November 2017|
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Response from dasoverkill | Reviewed this property |
matinees are at 1230 and night races are at 730 except on sundays...year round
29 October 2017|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
You may want to contact GPA Tampa who coordinates adoption from Derby Lane.
19 April 2017|
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Response from DerbyLaneFL | Property representative |
Hello, Sallyrenaud. If it is a true service dog, yes. If it is a companion dog we ask that they not be in our clubhouse restaurant. Sincerely, Alexis Winning