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Tampa Bay Downs

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Address: 11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, FL 33626
Phone Number: (813)-855-4401
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Nice Track

This is a great track- nothing like Saratoga but a fun day at the races still. Spend the extra dollar for clubhouse admission where it is less crowded to place your wagers. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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MI
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have been to three different horse tracks, and they have all looked much the same. Tampa Downs has a small paddock next to the grandstands where they walk the horses before each race. You can see the horses up close before they race. When you go up to the paddock, ask them who they think is going to win... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great day for the races so off we go. Had a Groupon for some extras and that made it even more fun. Box seats were found and the betting began. Lost more than I won but still to much fun. The hamburger was amazing and the Bloody Mary was good too. Would have loved to have a runner for food... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We host an event in their Garden Suite every year! The entire day is amazing! The staff is great, the view is unbeatable! The food is delicious! We look forward to our day at the races every year here!

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MI
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a great track- nothing like Saratoga but a fun day at the races still. Spend the extra dollar for clubhouse admission where it is less crowded to place your wagers. It is nice to go inside to get out of the sun in between races. Food and drink prices were not bad at all. Walk over to the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice horse track, worth the visit. Met a lot of nice people and the waitress at the bar was very friendly.

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Tampa, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Only $2 to get in. If you want to spend a nice afternoon you couldn't do better. It's $3 for a program or bring your I pad. You don't have to bet to enjoy yourself. Plenty of food and beverage choices. Parking can be difficult, use valet.

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Winchester, Kentucky
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was a bus trip from the resort to Tampa Downs.. We were in a party of 47. We sat in the club house and was served an all you can eat buffet. The fresh and very tasty. The servers were very organized maintained orderly lines to the buffet. This was a nice group trip.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If your in or around Tampa,Fl. and the thrill of horse racing is on your list of things to see, then this is the place. From the time you enter the facility, you get a feel for the horses, see wagering stations and then you walk outside to the track which is both turf and dirt and you begin to... More 

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Norwood, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Track always a fun time, weather you win or lose. Great club house and they have a tented area where you can bring your own drinks and snacks, leaving you more money to bet.

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Glendale, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff and other patrons first time we've been to horseracing in two decades very nice facilities and beautiful track this was an entertaining way to spend for five hours reset in box seats in the clubhouse and at Trackside. Take the number eight horse in race number four to win

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