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Address: The Garrison Savannah | World Heritage Site, Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 246 426 3980
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Fun way to enjoy the races and the Barbadians love of race days

We splurged and paid the $10.00 US for grandstand seats. There were a total of 9 races which we enjoyed. Unlike our sophisticated, computerized race tracks, the Barbados Turf... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Pat W
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Burlington, Canada
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Burlington, Canada
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185 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We splurged and paid the $10.00 US for grandstand seats. There were a total of 9 races which we enjoyed. Unlike our sophisticated, computerized race tracks, the Barbados Turf club reminded us of race tracks of the past, up close and personal. The Barbadians appeared to be passionate about their race day. Many local folks pack up their cars with... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting nearby and was draw to the epic scale of the racecourse. I visited in the early morning, when there was only a couple of Jockeys putting their mounts through their paces. It was must be some sight seeing this place in full packed mode.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We visited the races on sat 20th November, we did not sit in the stand, but by the rails with the locals, 4 beers $10, it's lovely seeing the locals excitement over the races. Fabulous atmosphere.

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1 Thank mrcooljanny
Maine
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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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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 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

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

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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.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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!

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Stockport
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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.

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Leeds, Yorkshire
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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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