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Tampa Bay Downs

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Kentucky Derby Party

We had a blast, checking out the horses, placing some bets, looking at everyone's outfits and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jenny B
Tampa, Florida, United States
Went for a party

We were invited to a party in a club room at the Downs. The facility is huge as you can imagine... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Tampa, Florida
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11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626-3122
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We usually go there 3 or 4 times a year, gather some friends to enjoy a couple of drinks, some food and a little betting on the horses. The place is packed and the bathrooms can be a little hard because of the lines, but...More

Thank Kat S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had a blast, checking out the horses, placing some bets, looking at everyone's outfits and drinking mint juleps! What a great atmosphere!

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I really enjoyed my day at the races. It is an older well kept racetrack. I would go again if I am in Tampa

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were invited to a party in a club room at the Downs. The facility is huge as you can imagine, and trying to find our party was somewhat of a challenge. Some folks did get on the horses, so it was a boisterous occasion....More

Thank SusanDScully
Reviewed 10 May 2018

You can get a private booth in the Sports Complex bar at the far right end of the building. Easy access to see the race live. Not crowded, almost like the location is little known. The menu is excellent and the food and drinks are...More

1  Thank Spurgeon Y
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Got a groupon and went on the last sunday of the meet. If you like live horse racing this is the track where you can get up close and personnel with the horses. The staff are very helpful in every area and the food is...More

2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 May 2018

As an avid equestrian, I somehow had managed to never attend a track race in my life. I purchased a ticket on Groupon for me and my 4 year old son and thought at the very least, it would be just something to do here...More

Thank aptrckangl
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My wife and I went here on a Friday afternoon as part of a two busload group from The Villages. Upon arrival we were greeted by a representative that told us how to get to our reserved room. To get there we walked through the...More

1  Thank Pszychojoe
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first time to Tampa Bay Downs. We had a great buffet lunch and wonderful seating. No big winners in our group. The horses are beautiful. We would go again.

Thank Trudy W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We always have a great time Here- win or lose. take advantage of the valet parking- well worth it. The Club restaurant is not only reasonable- but it has terrific food. - from the charcuterie board to the burgers, and crab cakes. The crab cakes...More

2  Thank rlumenator
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Ralph S
30 May 2018|
Response from mdfloyd322 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Ralph, I'm not sure what you are asking. We live in Denver and have only visited the Downs once, with friends from Tampa. I'm pretty sure the track is open every day, but I don't know the schedule at all. Thanks for... More
1 May 2018|
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Response from aptrckangl | Reviewed this property |
Yep! You can bet on tons of races at this track. It's really an awesome place with lots of options for fun and for betting :)
Midge M
20 April 2018|
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Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
Around 6pm unless there's a special event on.