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Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club

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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
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Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now...

Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now used for horse racing.

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Horse Racing Experience at the Garrison Savannah Racetrack
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Great day out

First time my husband and I have been to any race track. We went in May 2016 I think it was a bank holiday and had a brilliant day. The ticket office was very helpful and... read more

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time my husband and I have been to any race track. We went in May 2016 I think it was a bank holiday and had a brilliant day. The ticket office was very helpful and explained how things worked etc. It really was a very memorable day out mixing with the locals, making a few bets and having fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great day out if you really love races usually Saturday is the day to go have fun and bet on world class race horses. You have the option of watching from a box the stands or on the grounds. During the week fitness walks runs and exercises are done here s well. Its all part of historic Bridgetown

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Thank Yvette S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit the races on Saturday and had a great time. We bet on a few horses, relaxed in the stands and drank rum. We got a roti for lunch which was super tasty and an ice cream for dessert. Overall a great experience and a fun few hours doing something a bit different.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually went to Garrison Savannah for the running track that goes along the horses race track, on the inside. The track is made of asphalt and is about 1100 m in length. Perfect for running intervals early in the mornings!

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Thank Karin J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free to watch horse racing.easy to place your bets.friendly bajans set up their barbecues for burgers etc.recommended.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in a hotel nearby so decided to walk over to the racecourse at the Garrison and we really enjoyed our visit. We didn't go into the Grandstand, for which there is a charge,we just mixed with the locals at the side of the track. There are several betting stations around the 6 furlong course and the locals... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During each horse racing season there are several races that are advertised online. We went on a Saturday in the afternoon and the first race was approximately 2pm. Instead of paying to go in the stand we pulled our car up onto the grass area overlooking the race track and walked over to the barrier to watch the races. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

caught bus from Speightstown to watch horse racing. fun day out!! cheap entry , great atmosphere. Interesting to watch racing here having been to several race meetings in UK

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We visited the race track on Boxing Day and were intending to go to the Grandstand however, we parked at the far end of the course and realised that you really don't need to pay to go in the grandstand. Just park up and there are betting areas all around the track. This is what the locals do. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We arrived about 12 which is an hour before it started. Plenty of seats available and at the beginning it was easy to get drinks (beers were one of the cheapest places on the island). Great fish burgers too. When it got busier it did take longer to get drinks although you can tip the waitresses if you want them... More 

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