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Tampa Bay Downs

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Real racetrack

Fun for young & old. Stay as much or as little as you want. Friendly family crowd. Find a Groupon... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2017
ifolk5851
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Huntington, New York
Good Track for new people to visit

This track is for thoroughbred horse racing. Its easy to get to, plenty of parking. Admission is... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
TruthAboutRestaurant
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Tampa, Florida
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11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

First, I'm not a gambler but they seemed to have that covered pretty well along with the ability to bet on races from other tracks. What I liked about Tampa Downs was that it was easy to get in and out of, admission was $3,...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Fun for young & old. Stay as much or as little as you want. Friendly family crowd. Find a Groupon for extra deals

Thank ifolk5851
Reviewed May 26, 2017

My husband and I have come here on several occasions to watch the Kentucky Derby via Simucast. I enjoy coordinating a dress, stilettoes, and yes - the hat is my favorite part. Tampa Bay Downs blends the official drink of the Derby, a mint julip,...More

1  Thank divaonthego2017
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This track is for thoroughbred horse racing. Its easy to get to, plenty of parking. Admission is cheap, and its a fun time for the casual bettor. They have a buffet on weekends upstairs which is good. They also have a floor where there's a...More

1  Thank TruthAboutRestaurant
Reviewed May 22, 2017

i have emjoyed a full day of raciing there many a time , i enjoy the draft beer the prices are good. and its really gorgeous to sit with friend and have a waiter serve us in our seats. everything is reasonable priced and we...More

2  Thank C C
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Small track but big on expierence. We felt like we were back enjoying the real track expierence without all the bells and whistles!! We truly enjoyed the day. Food and service was wonderful in the upstairs bar and grill.

Thank Ginny0327
Reviewed May 10, 2017

When you have had enough of Disney or the beach have a day at the races. The track is quite casual compared to British horse racing. Plenty of space. Snack bar, hotdogs, bar etc easily available. Very friendly people who explained how to bet and...More

Thank islam0rada
Reviewed May 8, 2017

TBD was a cool place to visit on the last day of the season,I have never been to see the horses before,I caught on quickly and had a blast,enjoyed the post parade and watching the horses get a quick hose down before racing,food and drink...More

1  Thank dasoverkill
Reviewed May 3, 2017

There's nothing like going to the horse races. Great stadium, and the bleachers were quite comfortable. Lots of variety for food and snacks

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed May 3, 2017

In town visiting our son and daughter-in-law, we decided to hit the track on a Saturday afternoon. We made a reservation for the dinging room. Had a nice table overlooking the track. Food and drinks were fine. Prices reasonable. Didn't leave a financial winner but...More

1  Thank DRLand
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Ralph S
May 29, 2018|
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Response from mdfloyd322 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Ralph, I'm not sure what you are asking. We live in Denver and have only visited the Downs once, with friends from Tampa. I'm pretty sure the track is open every day, but I don't know the schedule at all. Thanks for... More
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porklip
April 30, 2018|
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Response from aptrckangl | Reviewed this property |
Yep! You can bet on tons of races at this track. It's really an awesome place with lots of options for fun and for betting :)
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Midge M
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
Around 6pm unless there's a special event on.
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