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Tampa Bay Downs

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Address: 11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, FL 33626
Phone Number: +1 813-855-4401
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00

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Horse Racing, Poker and Golf

Just visited Tampa Bay Downs yesterday. It is a great facility, but live horse racing does not start until 11/26 (so if this is the activity you wanted to see check the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca S
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visited Tampa Bay Downs yesterday. It is a great facility, but live horse racing does not start until 11/26 (so if this is the activity you wanted to see check the schedules). The Poker rooms are ok, but they do look over the track which is gorgeous. There is a variety of games (sorry folks, no slots for those... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoy going here for derby day. It's easy to wager and the staff are wonderful. Unfortunately there is not live racing year round but you can always play poker. Next door to the track is a driving range with real turf to tee off and practice. Good outdoor or indoor all around time.

1 Thank Amber G
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just a fun place to be! Whether you bet on the horses or just go to watch you will have a great time!

1 Thank yougottim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A group of friends enjoyed a day at the track with lunch and seating in the clubhouse. The meal was delicious . We even had a race named for our club and pictures after the race with the winning jockey and the horse.

1 Thank snowball72
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

we love to come here and we barely even gamble. Jockeys, horses, track, paddock, bugels, announcers, food, drink, crowds. the roar of the crowd, excitement. you can't have more fun for less money anywhere in tampa except maybe the beach? this is good old fashioned American, hot dogs, 4th of July fun!! Don't miss it!

1 Thank eric s
Tampa, Florida
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176 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We love watching the horse races at the Downs. The facility is accessible via 6-laned Race Track Road and has plenty of parking. The easiest parking solution is to pay $5 for valet. Club level admission is only $3 and provides air-conditioned seating, easy restroom access, and convenient access to food and beverages. We like to get hand-stamped, and walk... More 

1 Thank Russ A
Oldsmar, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We go the track at least 3 times a year, Kentucky Derby, so we can make our bets for the Derby and to drink Mint Julip's.. This is usually the last day of live racing in Tampa, as it just gets to hot for everyone and, of course, the horses. simulated racing all year round. Live racing from December till... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

love to come and watch the horses every year. Have fun gambling on them. also has a poker room if you love to play cards. have refreshment area for food and drinks. Always big days when several horses are trying to make it into the Kentucky derby.

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Loogootee, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We have attended the races twice when in town. The kids love the competition and seeing the horses. Always a good day at the track.

1 Thank jlnonte
Hot Springs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The Tampa Bay Downs Race in Tampa, FL is a nice track to visit. There was no live races the day we were there. There are three floors with a view of the track. Each floor is unique of the others. There are also live card tables. It is not the best track we have visited, but it is one... More 

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