When Does Tampa Bay Downs Open For Live Racing?

What time does live racing start at Tampa Bay Downs?

Tampa Bay Downs hours of operation*: Gates open at 11:00 a.m., mutuel windows open at noon and post time for the first race is 12:25 p.m.

How much does it cost to get into Tampa Bay Downs?

What is the cost of admission? General admission is $3.00 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and free on Wednesdays. Children 12-and-under are free when accompanied by an adult.

What days does Emerald Downs have live racing?

(November 23) – Emerald Downs has announced a 52-day live racing season for 2023, with opening day Saturday, May 6, and closing day Sunday, September 17. The 2023 season features 20 Saturdays, 19 Sundays, 11 Fridays, and two Mondays.

Is there a dress code at Tampa Bay Downs?

Whatever you decide on, we want you to be comfortable and have a blast! You might find our Florida style slightly more casual than other racetracks; we encourage you to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and shoes.

How much is parking at Tampa Bay Downs?

General parking is free. Gates for the track-side parking lot open at 11 a.m. There is handicapped parking available at the Grandstand and Clubhouse entrances. We also offer Valet Parking for $10.00/vehicle (located in front of the Clubhouse entrance at the southernmost end of our property).

What horse races are coming up?

May 3rd – 4th, 2023. The Kentucky Derby. Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY. May 20th, 2023. Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD. June 10th, 2023. Belmont Stakes. Belmont Park, Elmont, NY. November 3rd – 4th, 2023. Breeders Cup. Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA.

Which states do not allow horse racing?

Alaska, Georgia, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Washington DC are states that do not allow online horse wagering by some form of law or statue. Again it doesn’t mean you can’t wager on horse races at all in those states, just online.

What is the biggest horse racing event in the US?

Kentucky Derby – The first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is America’s most attended horse racing event. Said to be “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”. The Kentucky derby is the pinnacle of horse racing and is run the first Saturday in May.

What’s the best bet in horse racing?

What horse bet pays the most? The horse bets that pay the most are the accumulators. However, with an accumulator bet, all your horse racing selections need to win (or place if each-way) so there is less chance of you winning. But as the odds are higher this gives you the highest-paying returns.

Can you bet at Tampa Bay Downs?

Whether you prefer to support your selection with a straight win, place and show wager, or delve into the “exotic” world of exactas, trifectas, superfectas and multi-race bets, Tampa Bay Downs guarantees a full range of options to explore.