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Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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Horse Racing Experience at the Garrison Savannah Racetrack
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Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now used for horse racing.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was across road from our hotel so wandered over to experience the horse racing , free to stand at track side , put few bets on none of which won , but was great afternoon great atmosphere as alot of local are there as...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good racing here bookies are a bit different and odds are very odd. Same old those place bets and win and get yourself down to Bridgetown for the night and enjoy.

Thank CSB1864
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy the races at the Garrison whenever we come ... but this visit was really great. There was music and dancing and a great atmosphere. Betting is fun, atmosphere is great and you feel like you are having a day out with the...More

Thank Sandiheidi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Races started at 2pm and we arrived early to get a seat and study the form. All materials provided including pens and very easy to put on a bet. Great for competitive families and good fun. The afternoon (8 races in total) only cost us...More

Thank FitzsimonsFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

been here many times, the atmosphere is different but interesting, you will not win much money on a bet but it is fun to watch, especially when they load up the horses into the gate. local food from food carts is tasty and the beer...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I have been to the race course a number of times and each time had a great day. We paid to go into the stand which was 10band. Great value as you sit close the finishing line. A great atmosphere mixing with locals. Placing bets...More

Thank Renno2355
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

When you visit Barbados this gets you into the spirit of what the locals do with the Kate afternoon enjoyment. The price for the Races depends on what you want from Nothing to watch to top shop of 20 BBDs. Worth a visit on your...More

Thank Heppenstall
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We wanted to enjoy our vacation with local people. Many of them go to the races and enjoy the free viewing of the horse racing. We were lucky to meet some lovely local friends,they treated us to some beer and rum. We had a lovely...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We always try to get a day at the races, weather permitting, when here.Boxing Day is the big day if you are on island. It's a historic site, with lot's of great people watching, locals and tourists mix together for a few Banks and a...More

Thank pineapplepunch
Reviewed June 27, 2017

My husband enjoyed the racing from the stands but he noticed a horse limping in the paddock before its race and not surprisingly it came last. I watched the start of a race from the side of the road as the stalls were v close...More

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August 4, 2017|
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Response from Renno2355 | Reviewed this property |
The taxi drivers are present at the end of the races they will approach you. Ask the price first they usually drop the initial price. The stands are the best view of the course and finish line. Take your own drinks as long... More
Stephen h
August 1, 2017|
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Response from 56stuart | Reviewed this property |
To cover all of these:- Race meets are advertised and on the net. I think they run on sets days each month. We have managed to get a meeting in every time we have gone to the Island. The venue is low key and I don't see any... More
March 2, 2017|
Response from Simca1301 | Reviewed this property |
Try looking at their website