Tampa Bay Downs

  • Race Dates:

    November 25, 2017 - May 6, 2018
    June 30, 2018
  • Track Information:

    11225 Race Track Road
    Tampa, FL 33626
    (813) 855-4401
    tampabaydowns.com

OWNER’S HOSPITALITY

Margo Flynn
Horsemen’s Services
(813) 855-4401, ext. 1368

TRACK INFORMATION

Horsemen Information

Training hours each day are from 6am – 10am, with a half-hour break for maintenance from 8:30am – 9am

Contact:
Allison De Luca
(1-813) 855-4401, ext. 1323

Margo Flynn
(1-813) 855-4401, ext. 1368

Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Hours
Wednesday – Sunday
9:00am until half-hour after the last race
Phone: (813) 298-1637
Fax: (813) 261-1977
E-mail:  bmdeeb@tampabaydowns.com

Admission, Passes and Seating

Any horseman possessing a current Florida racing license (with bar code) is entitled to free admission each racing day at Tampa Bay Downs. Entrance can be gained at any admission gate. Spouses of horsemen may obtain a photo identification badge from the front-side Security Office, which will entitle them to free admission.

Horsemen with valid out-of-state racing licenses are entitled to free admission, with one guest, at designated entrances. Contact the Horsemen’s Liaison at (813) 855-4401, ext. 1368 for more details. Please note that pass requests must be made no later than 11:00am on race day.

A limited number of box seats are reserved each day for horsemen’s use, with priority given to those horsemen with horses competing on that day’s card. Once again, please contact the Horsemen’s Liaison prior to 11:00am.

Tickets
Three Will Call pick-up stations at the Track – one for the Clubhouse, one for the Grandstand and one for the Paddock. Call (813) 855-4401, ext. 1350 they can put you in line with the Will Call ticket station you are looking for.

General parking is free. Gates for the trackside parking lot open at 11am  Valet parking is $5.00, also at the Clubhouse entrance. There is handicapped parking available at the Grandstand and Clubhouse entrances.

Customer Service

The Customer Service Stand is manned by trained staffers and is located near the Grandstand Entrance. Track location maps, betting guides, The Club applications and other racing-related informational flyers and pamphlets can be obtained at the Customer Service Stand, which is open live racing days between the hours of 11:00am – 3:30pm. Overnight entries are available throughout the Grandstand and Clubhouse in designated bins and on the backside at the Security Gate and the Racing Office.

Group Events Department

(813) 855-4401

Internet

Those with Internet access are invited to visit Tampa Bay Downs on the web. Tampa’s Website contains entries, overnights, extras, results, news, past performances, photographs and condition books, all updated on a regular basis. The site can be found at tampabaydowns.com.

Photographs

Photos may be ordered in the winner’s circle or at the photography office on the main floor of the Grandstand in the northwest corner of the building, or by calling (813) 855-4401, ext. 1246 during the racing season.

Stakes Luncheon

Owners with horses entered in any of Tampa Bay Downs’ scheduled graded stakes races are entitled to complimentary dining (in the Skye Terrance Dining Room) for up to 6 people. Reservations must be made through the Horsemen’s Liaison as far in advance as possible. Owners will be responsible for excess charges incurred should the party number be greater than 6 persons.

Videotapes

Videotapes of Tampa Bay Downs races can be purchased from Sportview Television, Inc. For purchasers providing their own videocassette, each race costs $30 and includes a wide-angle pan shot and the head-on replay. Those without a videocassette should add $10. To order and pick up a videotape, contact the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper’s Office at (813) 855-4401, ext. 1337.

TAMPA BAY DOWNS FACILITY MAPS

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Tampa Bay Downs Backstretch Map

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ON-SITE DINING

Box Seats

On premium racing days Box Seat Menu featuring deli sandwiches, beverages, snacks, beer and a full bar served to you at your seats. Box Seats, the Box Seat Menu offers our finest Deli sandwiches, snacks, beverages, full bar and ice cold beers. Available on live racing weekends.

The Club House

The second level of the Clubhouse offers your group comfortable reserved theatre-style seating in an enclosed climate-controlled atmosphere. (Min 20 – Max 214)

The Grandstand

Reserved seating in our open-air, covered Grandstand. Theatre style stadium seats offer convenient access to concessions, betting windows, the paddock and track apron. (Min 20 – Max 3000)

Legends Bar - Exhibit of Seabiscuit

The Legends Bar chronicles the achievements of the famous rags-to-riches story of Seabiscuit and his human connections who captivated Depression-era Thoroughbred Racing fans. Following a tour of the exhibit, pull up a stool and share a burger, hotdog, salad, or boneless wings with a frosty beverage.

The Party Suite

This private room features climate-controlled comfort, and excellent view of the finish line, plus optional reserved stadium seating. Private mutuel teller and several television monitors along with private restrooms. (Min 50 – Max 100)

OPTION: Bar service can be available for an additional fee.

Riders Up! Bar

Located trackside on the 1st floor grandstand, the Rider’s Up Bar is a full service bar offering some of our finest Beers and Drinks. Just feet from the track serving craft beers, delicious cocktails.

Silks Bar and Grille

Silks Bar & Grille is a full service bar located in the Silks Poker Room.  Breakfast begins at 9:30am, offering a complete menu throughout the day featuring sandwiches, wraps, burgers, salads and paninis and flatbreads.

9:30am – 1:00am Sundays – Thursdays
9:30am – 3:00am Fridays – Saturdays
(Breakfast served daily from 9:30am – Noon)

Skye Terrace Dining Room

On the 3rd floor of the Clubhouse, with a spectacular view of the track, The Skye Terrace offers fine dining with a panoramic view of the race track.  Skye Terrace serves a Sunday Brunch complete with waffle, omelet and carving stations. (Min 20 – Max 70)

Online reservations can be made at Skye Terrace or calling (813) 855-4401, ext. 1315.  An operator is available to answer the phone from 12pm Wednesday through Sunday. All other times, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

OPTION: Reserved theatre-style Clubhouse Seating after the meal is available with advance notice; for an additional fee.

Proper Dress Required: Shorts and Skirts are NOT allowed and Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts.

Sports Gallery

The Sports Gallery is located on the first floor of the club house. For a table service sports gallery experience featuring a full dining menu and full bar, this is the place for Live and Simulcast racing. Convenient private tellers in a room lined with TVs. Private booth with personal TV sets in addition to an extensive menu with everything from Buffalo Wings, Chicken Caesar Salads to Black Angus Burgers and Roast Beef Paninis.

The Veranda

This outdoor, covered area is just past the finish line with a terrific view of the track. The Veranda places your group directly across from the Winner’s Circle and offers some of the finest seats in the house. (Min 20 – Max 40 )

TAMPA AREA RESTAURANTS

Zerillos Italian Grill (Sponsor)

Zerillos Italian Grill
11653 Countryway Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 855-5178
zerillositaliangrill.com
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Acropolis Greek Taverna

Acropolis Greek Taverna – Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
1833 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 242-4545
acropolistaverna.com
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Bar Louie

Bar Louie – American Pub & Bar
International Plaza & Bay Street
2223 North Westshore Boulevard, Suite B-202
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 874-1919
barlouie.com
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Beaune's Wine Bar

Beaune’s Wine Bar – French, Wine Bar
2009 North 22nd Street
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 241-8587
westpalmwines.com
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The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille – Steakhouse
International Plaza & Bay Street
2223 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 830-9433
thecapitalgrille.com
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Columbia Restaurant

Columbia Restaurant – Cuban
2117 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-4961
columbiarestaurant.com
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Flamestone American Grill

Flamestone American Grill – American
4009 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 814-7778
flamestonegrill.com
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Gino's Restaurant & Bar

Gino’s Restaurant & Bar
10006 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 933-1089
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Kaisen Sushi

Kaisen Sushi
14841 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 969-3848
kaisensushitampa.com
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La Terrazza Restaurant

La Terrazza Restaurant
1727 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-1326
laterrazzayborcity.com
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The Living Room on Main

The Living Room on Main – Bar
487 Main Street
Dunedin, FL 34698
(727) 736-5202
thelivingroomonmain.com
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Mystic Fish

Mystic Fish – Bar & Grill
Shoppes at Cloverplace
3253 Tampa Road
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 771-1800
3bestchefs.com
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Roy's

Roy’s – Hawaiian
4342 West Boy Scout Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 873-7697
roysrestaurant.com
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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
1700 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 282-1118
ruthschris.com
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Seasons 52

Seasons 52 – New American
Cotton On Westshore Plaza
204 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 286-1152
seasons52.com
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Rusty Pelican of Tampa

Rusty Pelican of Tampa – Seafood
2425 North Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 281-1943
tampa.therustypelican.com
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Zen Bistro Grill + Sushi

Zen Bistro Grill + Sushi
2223 North Westshore Boulevard B 224
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 443-0732
zenbistrotampa.com
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More Tampa Restaurants

Armani’s – Italian
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 207-6800
hyatt.com
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Bonefish Grill – Seafood
Village Center
13262 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 969-1619
bonefishgrill.com
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Brio Tuscan Grille – Italian
International Plaza & Bay Street
2223 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 877-3939
brioitalian.com
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El Puerto Restaurant & Grill – Latin American
1623 East 5th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-8222
elpuertoybor.com
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Flanagan’s Irish Pub
465 Main Street
Dunedin, FL 34698
(727) 736-4994
flanagansirishpub.net
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Grille 54 – Italian & Sushi
11935 Sheldon Road
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 920-0054
eatatthegrille.com
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Hot Tuna Sushi Bar and Grille – Japanese & Grill
3689 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 818-8862
hottunasushi.com
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Iavarone’s Steakhouse & Italian Grill
3617 West Humphrey Street
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 932-5241
iavaronessteakhouse.com
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King Corona Cigars Cafe and Bar – Cuban
1523 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 241-9109
kingcoronacigars.com
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Kuchi Sushi & Hibachi
9206 Anderson Road
Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 889-7733
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Maggiano’s Little Italy – Italian
Cotton On Westshore Plaza
203 Westshore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 288-9000
maggianos.com
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Michael’s Grill – Classic American
Main Street Shopping Center
11720 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 964-8334
michaelsgrill.com
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Ocean Prime Tampa – Seafood
International Plaza & Bay Street
2205 North West Shore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 490-5288
oceanprimetampa.com
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Oldsmar Tap House – Bar & Grill
300 State Street East
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 475-5996
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Pacific Thai Cuisine Inc – Thai
4058 Tampa Road #5
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 855-6633
pacificthaioldsmar.com
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Pelagia Trattoria – Italian
Renaissance Hotel
International Plaza & Bay Street
4200 Jim Walter Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 313-3235
marriott.com
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Rumba Island Bar & Grill – Caribbean, American, Seafood
3687 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 475-5974
rumbaislandgrill.com
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ENTERTAINMENT

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

5223 North Orient Road
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 627-7625
seminolehardrocktampa.com

More Entertainment

AMC Woodlands Square 20
Woodlands Square
3128 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(727) 771-6643
amctheatres.com

Blend Lounge – Lounge Bar
9526 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 475-6908
blendlounge.com

Chase Club – Nightclub
Westchase
12129 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 814-2582

HorsePower for Kids – Trail Rides
8005 Racetrack Road
Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-8992
horsepowerforkids.com

Jump Zone – Amusement Center
12402 Race Track Road
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 925-1010
jumpzoneparty.com

Pump It Up – Amusement Center
12878 Commodity Place
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 854-2222
pumpitupparty.com

Regal Cinemas Citrus Park 20
Westfield Citrus Park
7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 920-9471
regmovies.com

Side Splitters Comedy Club
12938 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 960-1197
sidesplitterscomedy.com

The Slug – Bar
Live Entertainment

12950 Race Track Rd #111
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 925-3200

Tilt – Arcade
Westfield Citrus Park
8023 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 926-4270
tilt.com

World of Beer Bar & Grill
Westchase Town Center
9524 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 852-2337
wobusa.com

HOTELS

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Northwest/Oldsmar (Host Hotel)

4017 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 818-7202
hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Northwest/Oldsmar (Host Hotel)

4052 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 891-9990
hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Bay

3050 North Rocky Point Drive West
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 888-8800
doubletree3.hilton.com

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 874-1234
grandtampabay.hyatt.com

Intercontinental Tampa

4860 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609
(866) 915-1557
intercontampa.com

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

International Plaza & Bay Street
4200 Jim Walter Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 877-9200
marriott.com

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

5223 North Orient Road
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 627-7625
seminolehardrocktampa.com

Tampa Airport Marriott

4200 George J Bean Parkway
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 879-5151
marriott.com

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina

700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 221-4900
marriott.com

Tampa Marriott Westshore

1001 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 287-2555
marriott.com

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

501 5th Avenue NE
St Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 894-1000
marriott.com

The Westin Tampa Bay

7627 West Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 281-0000
westintampabay.com

BANKING SERVICES

Local Banks

Bank of America
13080 Race Track Road
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 814-2346
locators.bankofamerica.com

Fifth Third Bank
12181 West Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-0593
53.com

Jefferson Bank
3711 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(727) 781-7500
jeffersonbankfl.com

Regions Bank
13002 Race Track Road
Tampa, FL 33626
(1-800) 734-4667
regions.com

SunTrust Bank
Westchase
12101 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 814-1244
suntrust.com

Wells Fargo Bank
12253 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 818-2160
wellsfargo.com

GOLF

Local Golf Courses

The Downs Golf Practice Facility
Race Track Road
(813) 854-4946
tampabaydowns.com

The Eagles Golf Club
16101 9 Eagles Drive
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 920-6681
eaglesgolf.com

East Lake Woodlands Country Club
1055 East Lake Woodlands Parkway
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(727) 784-8576
eastlakewoodlandscc.com

The Golf Club
12950 Race Track Road #101
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 814-4441
thegolfclubtampa.com

Lansbrook Golf Club
4605 Village Center Drive
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 784-7333
lansbrook-golf.com

Tarpon Woods Golf Club
1100 Tarpon Woods Boulevard
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 784-7606
hamptongolfclubs.com

Westchase Golf Club
11602 Westchase Golf Drive
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 854-2331
westchasegc.com

SHOPPING

Local Shopping

Centro Ybor
1600 East 8th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 242-4660
centroybor.com

International Plaza and Bay Street
2223 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 342-3790
shopinternationalplaza.com

The Plaza at Citrus Park
12803 Citrus Plaza Drive
Tampa, FL 33625

Westfield Citrus Park
8021 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 926-4644
westfield.com

AIRPORTS

International Airports

Tampa International Airport
Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA)

Orlando International Airport
Orlando, FL (MCO / KMCO)

Orlando Sanford International Airport
Sanford, FL (SFB / KSFB)

Southwest Florida International Airport
Fort Myers, FL (RSW / KRSW)

Daytona Beach International Airport
Daytona Beach, FL (DAB / KDAB)

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Saint Petersburg, FL (PIE / KPIE)

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Sarasota, FL (SRQ / KSRQ)

Local/Domestic Airports

Charlotte County Airport
Punta Gorda, FL (PGD / KPGD)

Peter O’Knight Airport
Tampa, FL (TPF / KTPF)

Albert Whitted Airport
Saint Petersburg, FL (SPG / KSPG)

Clearwater Air Park
Clearwater, FL (CLW / KCLW)

Zephyrhills Municipal Airport
Zephyrhills, FL (ZPH / KZPH)

Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
Lakeland, FL (LAL / KLAL)

Hidden Lake Airport
New Port Richey, FL (FA40)

Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport
Brooksville, FL (JZQ)

Bartow Municipal Airport
Bartow, FL (BOW / KBOW)

Winter Haven’s Gilbert Airport
Winter Haven, FL (GIF / KGIF)

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