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“Old but a lot of fun”
Review of Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs
Ranked #29 of 201 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Went there for a good time and certainly got one. I was expecting to go for a couple races and then leave but I never wanted to leave because it was a lot of fun. Good cheap food options and easy to place bets on the races. Clean facility but is old. Would definitely want to go back!

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I grew up watching the Kentucky Derby, but that was the extent of my horse racing knowledge. I am now a horse racing aficionado. Tampa Bay Days is the reason. The Downs makes it easy to learn the industry and be up close and personal. Fun for all ages.

Thank Pasoporaqui
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Tampa Bay Downs is a fun place to go to watch (and bet on) horse racing. The people who work there are friendly and the experience is good. It is not as fancy as some racing facilities but it is still fun to go. There are no slot machines for legal reasons, but the racing is of high quality,

Thank Bryan A
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Was in town for the Outback Bowl and we saw this place while driving. Stopped by and watched a race. It was great entertainment for a first time race watcher. If you have a few minutes stop by and take in the sights.

Thank Dan S
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A great day of fun in the sun watching live horse racing. Lots of seating indoors or out. Clean bathrooms. Good food and drinks.

Thank Margaret S
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