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I'm a big horse racing fan, and I had a free night in San Antonio, so I decided to check out Retama Park's summer thoroughbred meet on a Wednesday evening.
I was pleasantly surprised to see the front gates propped open, and no admission being...More
It seemed like we were in Mexico at some hole in the wall race track. Waited on food forever, finally served and it was nasty and way over charged. I ask for itemized bill and waitress disappeared in a panic. Texas racing is really a...More
Visited with friends for their "exotic animals" race night. It was well attended. The down side is that Retama was completely unprepared for the crowd resulting in wait times for drinks food and restrooms to be completely unacceptable. The seating area had plenty of tables...More
We went next to last day of race meet. Very low attendance. Sad. ( Texas racing , political issues). Nice plant, pretty track. We wondered all over the grandstand, snack bars open, mutual machines with no lines. Upper level sports bar had a nice crowd,...More
My dad is a big fan of horse racing and it was the first time i ever went to one of those events and i had a great time, betting is super exciting even if you're only putting down one dollar and the food is...More
I really like that this venue is available to host many types of events. Our most recent visit was for a carnival. It wasn't that great, but the music was wonderful. I have enjoyed the horse races in the past as well as attended a...More
Go, watch horses race short races! you can even place bets! There are some real serious ol' farts there that might get grumpy at you but pay them no mind! It' a blast! get a listing of the horses racing and have fun even if...More
Been to Retama Park once several years ago and it was pleasant. Nice crowd but not too much. Clean, food and drink abundant. BUT NOT THIS TIME!!!
Hubs and I went on a Saturday evening to see the Camel and Ostrich Races. I've been to...More
This was a great first experience to watch live horse racing. Their web page and Facebook pages give you some info. Here's what it doesn't say: Live Races friday & saturday during certain months, Free parking (before 5:15pm at least), $2 entrance and may sit...More