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Address: The Garrison Savannah | World Heritage Site, Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 246 426 3980
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Great Day at the Races!

This was our first horse racing experience ever, and what better place to enjoy it at! We paid for the good seats at the grandstand. Not sure that was necessary, as the other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Hartford, CT
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English first
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17 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Entire family went on a whim and loved the excitement from the locals. An island jockey was in the races, and created loud and happy support from islanders and visitors both. Sharing the energy made the day more meaningful. The nearby George Washington house had a group of monkeys skipping through the gardens and the walk back to hotel was... More 

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Hartford, CT
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was our first horse racing experience ever, and what better place to enjoy it at! We paid for the good seats at the grandstand. Not sure that was necessary, as the other seats seemed to be just as nice. Even if you did not get into the grandstand but stood outside, you'd still have a good view. But it... More 

Thank eramakri
Paisley, United Kingdom
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341 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

went here for a day at the races cheap to get into and inside drink and food prices reasonable also a must do if in the area

Thank scottishtraveller74
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40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great day at the races, very relaxed atmosphere, not expensive to attend, great views of the course, runners and riders . The Bajan people make your day they are so friendly and quite excitable. You will enjoy it.

Thank Robert S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent day out for all the family. Relaxed atmosphere, frequented by locals and tourists. Would actually plan a future break to coincide with a racing event as we had a great day.Would recommend it to all, much more relaxed and fun than UK racing. Mind you the weather helped!

Thank Nexthol
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100 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were fortunate to be in Barbados (completely by accident) when the Barbados Gold Cup race meeting took place. The race course was within walking distance from our hotel too. What an experience, an absolutely wonderful and memorable day. I've been to numerous race meetings in the UK but none were as relaxed and carefree as this race meeting.

Thank Valerious
Leeds, Yorkshire
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We walked to the racecourse on Sat 30th August and as we arrived too early we found a small bar at the rear of the grandstand for a beer, This bar also sells food during the races. We paid 20 Barbados dollars each to sit in the grandstand which was worth it as it is shaded, It is opposite the... More 

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Chobham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a great venue if you want to get away from sunbathing for a day. The grandstand is shaded so you can enjoy the racing in comfort. You can buy food, drink beer or soft drinks. Even if you have never been to a race course it's very easy to place a bet and it's not expensive. Great fun.... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Went to the horse racing on Saturday, it was the Barbados Gold Cup meeting. We had a great day out, it was packed out with locals and tourists all in their finest outfits! The atmosphere was brilliant and they also had a parade just prior to the " big race" A "must do" if in Barbados.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Don't expect Ascot, but the racing at The Barbados Turf Club is local, a good standard, friendly and a fraction of the cost of racing in the UK. It's a must for me on every visit to Barbados and a great day out.

Thank RFaserH

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