This Week at the Florida Tracks: Sept. 14 to Sept. 20

This Thursday, Gulfstream Park will begin the final eleven racing days of its summer meet that will end on Oct. 3. The two-month Gulfstream Park West meet, at Calder will begin on Oct. 7th.

The Gulfstream condition book shows two stakes races tentatively scheduled for this Saturday Sept.19.

The $75,000 Treasure Coast would be five furlongs on turf for 3-year-olds and up. The $75,000 Added Elegance would be seven furlongs on dirt for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up. Entries for Saturday will be announced late Wednesday afternoon.

Tampa Bay Downs is in the midst of physical and operational preparations for its opening day on Nov. 28.

Gulfstream Park
901 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, Fla. 33009
Phones — (954) 454-7000
 Gulfstream Park Website

*Live racing — Thursday through Sunday with first post of 1:15 p.m. each day

* Simulcast wagering — seven days a week with more than 30 thoroughbred and harness tracks.

— On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays open for simulating 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.

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 resume live racing on Nov.28th.

Prior to then, it is open seven days a week for afternoon and evening simulcasts of thoroughbred races from more than 20 tracks. A schedule may be obtained by calling the numbers listed above.

*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.)

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