HorseracingFLA Staff Report
The Gulfstream Park West meet will resume this Wednesday, with its regular Wednesday through Sunday schedule. First post time is 12:35 p.m. through the end of the meet on Nov 28.
Gulfstream Park is holding the GP West meet at Calder Casino & Race Course in Miami Gardens under a lease agreement with that track.
GP West will have two stakes races on Saturday Nov. 21. The $100,000 Tropical Turf (Grade 3) will be 1 1/16 miles on turf for 3-year-olds and up, and the $100,000 My Charmer (Grade 3) will be 1 1/16 miles on turf for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up.
Gulfstream Park on Dec. 5 will begin its four-month 2015-2016 championship meet.
During the GP West meet, Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach is open daily for simulcasting, including the GP West races.
Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar is in the midst of physical and operational preparations for its opening day on Nov. 28. Until then, it is open for simulcasting of races including GP West.
21001 N.W. 27th Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Calder Web site
For information on the racing at GP West (Calder), use the Gulfstream Park contact information listed below.
* Live racing — Wednesdays through Sundays, first post is 1:15 p.m.
Casino — Open from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays
901 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, Fla. 33009
Phones — (954) 454-7000
Gulfstream Park Website
* 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.
Tampa Bay Downs
11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, Florida 33626
Main Phone (813) 855-4401
Toll Free (In Florida) (866)-TBDOWNS (823-6967)
Tampa BayDowns 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.