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Address: Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 3N8, Canada
Phone Number: 604 254 1631
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am

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going to races

Public Transportaion . Found it a long walk for seniors and parking way to expensive. Stopped in at the casino .. Couldn't spend to much as parking was $12.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Public Transportaion . Found it a long walk for seniors and parking way to expensive. Stopped in at the casino .. Couldn't spend to much as parking was $12.

Thank Acer903
Rochester, Minnesota
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373 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 7 to celebrate a birthday. All attendees were adults. We watched the races and bets are as low as $2.00 If someone got bored, they played the slots. It was like musical chairs with the box (seats six), but it worked wonderfully. Service in the box was fantastic - drinks and appetizers. Under cover .... More 

Thank Gwen G
Telkwa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A day at the races complete with buffet brunch is so much fun! Whether you bet big or small,Mir not at all, it's a unique excursion for a family or friends outing. Watching the horses never gets old.

Thank Kate D
Lower Mainland BC
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a free shuttlebus direct to the Racecourse every 30 minutes from Renfrew Skytrain station, a quick way to get there from downtown Vancouver. There are also several regular bus routes that serve the location. During the very busy time the PNE is on (20 Aug to 5 Sep in 2016) there will be no free shuttle and the... More 

1 Thank Yahk
Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great track located within minutes of downtown Vancouver, easily accesible from the Hwy 31. Beautfiul view of the north shore mountains.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I'm a regular UK racegoer so was looking forward to our Sunday afternoon trip to Hastings Park. The track itself is similar to the majority US / Canadian racetracks with a flat oval circuit and large stands that sadly now only house a fraction of the crowds they could. The racing was fun and not especially competitive and my general... More 

Thank Richard C
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Yes Vancouver also has a Racecourse!! and believe it or not the food in there is good!! Give it a try with the money you are gonna make betting to the ponny Or in the CASINO, yes there is also a Casino, not very big, not very special but a Casino at last!! If a Sunday you wake up and... More 

Thank Ritualaos
Cambridge, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Living a few minutes away from the home of racing (Newmarket) a visit to Hastings Park was an experience. It was free. No bookmakers only a tote system. This detracts from the atmosphere in my opinion. The meeting was not well attended but people seemed to be having fun. The track is adjacent to the Pacific Coliseum & the PNE.

Thank TrickyTree14
Richmond, Canada
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931 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Hastings Park Racecourse is located within the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) grounds and is about 2.5 miles east of the downtown business core. One can wager as little as a few dollars and playing the slots (one arm bandits) is just a few steps away. For those who enjoy feeding their faces a buffet is also available. Pay parking is... More 

Thank Renegade225
Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We went to Hastings race as part of our trip to Canada as it is something we love to do back home in the UK. The track is dated and a little run down but we were there to enjoy the races and that was fun! The parade ring and winners circle is in good condition and the best part... More 

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