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Birmingham Race Course

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1000 John Rogers Dr, Birmingham, AL 35210-4399
+1 205-838-7500
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The former Birmingham Turf Course - now a dog track

Its so sad to see this place knowing its history. When originally opened it was touted as a... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
D_Gillespie
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Leeds, Alabama
Not bad

We went to the 2pm race. If you take kids, avoid first floor. It looked like the gambling and... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
Charon W
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May 7, 2018
“The former Birmingham Turf Course - now a dog track”
Jul 26, 2017
“Not bad”
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1000 John Rogers Dr, Birmingham, AL 35210-4399
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Its so sad to see this place knowing its history. When originally opened it was touted as a premiere horse racing venue that had the entire state excited. Now its a sad dirty dog track with little to offer in the way of entertainment.

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

We went to the 2pm race. If you take kids, avoid first floor. It looked like the gambling and drinking crowd. The second floor was closed for renovation. Third floor was nice. New carpet. Chairs were clean. We sat next to the glass windows and...More

4  Thank Charon W
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Everything is televised and the clientele is very colorful as well as the language. It is not a place for ladies to go by themselves. Individuals do not clean up behind themselves, so there are papers and beer bottles all around. Just something different to...More

3  Thank SouthernTraveler1995
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

The service was great and the experience of watching the dogs was fun but the facility is horribly dated, dirty and overall not appealing.

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

We go to the Birmingham Race Track for the simulcast racing (on TV's), usually during the big races like the Preakness, Kentucky Derby, etc. Fun day! Usually spend about 6 hour betting our 'wad' on various combinations of bets on the various races. Lots of...More

1  Thank Mike O
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Reviewed September 11, 2015

This could be a decent track remember it is a racetrack---will give it points for being fairly clean----there is the only plus Rotten uncaring staff---screaming people that don't really gamble block machines with tickets off the ground--tellers don't listen and are rude---go outside and forget...More

Thank foodmarc15
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

I did not go to see the races, but to pick up greyhounds for our rescue group. The track is not as nice as some of the others that I have seen, but the people in the kennels were really nice.

1  Thank Noma G
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Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

No way of renting a sky box on line no one knows what time bill can be reached 2052537814 would really like to rent one this weekend .

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Reviewed September 5, 2014

We've been to the race course the past couple of years to bet on the Preakness and Belmont races. We also like betting on the dog races. But the racetrack looks worse every year. The chairs are filthy and have cigarette burns on them. I...More

3  Thank Anne M
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was there today. Very dirty and run down. they have let this place become a low class establishment.

1  Thank tr2661
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