Tuesday, January 5, 2016

This Week at Florida’s Tracks: Jan.4 to Jan. 10

HorseracingFLA Staff Report

Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs will resume their regular schedules this Wednesday.

Gulfstream will have racing Wednesday through Sunday.

First post at Gulfstream is 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 12:35 p.m. Fridays through Sundays.

Tampa Bay will have racing on Wednesday and on Friday through Sunday.

First post at Tampa Bay varies between 12:25 p.m. and 12:28 p.m. Please check this Web site and/or our blog each race day.

Gulfstream will have three stakes races this Saturday, Jan. 9:

* $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (Grade 2) — 1 1/16 miles turf, 4-YO and up

* $150,000 Marshua’s River (Grade 3) — 1 1/16 miles turf, fillies & mares 4-YO and up

* $150,000 Hal’s Hope (Grade 3) — one mile dirt,

4-YO and up

Tampa Bay on Saturday Jan. 9 will have the $100,000 Turf Dash at five furlongs on turf for 4-year-olds and up.GulfstreamPark-logo-final_new

Gulfstream Park

901 S. Federal Highway

Hallandale Beach, Fla. 33009

Phones — (954) 454-7000
Gulfstream Park Website

Gulfstream has racing on Wednesdays through Sundays during its winter meet that ends April 3.

In addition to live racing, Gulfstream has:

* Simulcast wagering — seven days a week with more than 30 thoroughbred and harness tracks; open for simulcasting from 11 a.m. until approximately 11 p.m.

* Casino — the two casino rooms are open from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays

* Poker — 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and 24 hours on Saturdays and Sundays.TBDowns_Logo

Tampa Bay Downs

11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, Florida 33626

Main Phone (813) 855-4401

Toll Free (In Florida) (866)-TBDOWNS (823-6967)
Tampa Bay Downs Website

Tampa Bay Downs will have four-day race weeks for most of its meet that will extend through next May 8. Race days will be Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

There are three exceptions. It will have racing on Thursday Feb. 18 and Thursday Feb. 25 and be dark on Easter Sunday, March 27.

On days when it does not have live racing, Tampa Bay Downs is open for simulcasting and its poker room and golf range are open their regular hours.

*The Silks Poker Room hours of operation: Daily, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.

The Downs Golf Practice Facility hours of operation:

Pro Shop: 8:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. daily (Last bucket sold at 7:45 p.m.)

Range: 8:30 a.m. – dusk daily

Short Game Area: 8:30 a.m. – dusk daily (lights out at 9:45 p.m.)

This Week at Florida’s Tracks: Jan.4 to Jan. 10

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