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Derby Lane

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Address: 10490 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-2395
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Historic Derby Lane, the St. Petersburg Kennel Club, is the oldest...

Historic Derby Lane, the St. Petersburg Kennel Club, is the oldest continuously operating greyhound track in the world. We offer year-round greyhound racing with Matinees at 12:30pm and Evening performances at 7:30pm. Visit our website for our current Racing schedule. The Derby Lane Poker Room offers Live Action and Tournament play Monday through Thursday from 9am-3am, and 24 hours on weekends. We have many restaurants for you to enjoy some of the best food in St. Pete, including our famous buffet in Circa 1925. We also offer simulcast racing. Stop by for lunch and catch your favorite Thoroughbred or Harness race. You can even watch and wager on a Jai Alai game.

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I enjoy most forms of gambling,but dog racing is easier going than most.Small bets enjoying the sun,if you win even better,if you lose it should be a not important amount.This is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ChALUTCH
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BERGEN COUNTY,N.J.
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BERGEN COUNTY,N.J.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoy most forms of gambling,but dog racing is easier going than most.Small bets enjoying the sun,if you win even better,if you lose it should be a not important amount.This is one of the most beautiful dog tracks in the country,unfortunately not to many remain open due to interest and public pressure.

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Summerfield, Florida
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place. Especially the brunch. It costs me less than going to a casino and my money lasts longer.

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Thank Norma_and_Vince
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun!! Went for the afternoon racing on a Wednesday. Win some and lose some. Very nice workers.

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Tampa bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm going on a beautiful day in March the sun was shining the track was nice the dogs are pretty wasn't too crowded easy betting stations lots of seating very good experience for dog track! It's worth a stop there to check it out

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Thank John A
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We decided to go watch the dog races. It was a beautiful day and we had fun. Free admission, pay $1.25 for a brochure which tells you what dogs are running. Had fun

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you like the excitement of dog racing you have come to the right spot. The grounds are beautiful and the excitement of watching the dogs run is intense. They also have a poker room and other areas to explore. So get you favor numbers ready or pick your favor name or what ever floats your boat but have a... More 

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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were a party of eight. One of our group called ahead for a reservation. We were seated right away. The brunch buffet was well supplied with fresh, delicious foods. All of the selections were as tasty as the next. Our waitress was excellent, and we had fast, friendly table service for our wagers. The view of the race track... More 

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Bay Village, Ohio
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We visited the Park twice on our vacation. The first day was for the professional races and then the next for the local "mutt" racing for charity. The track is connected to a casino, which we did not visit but is alternate entertainment. The track had been upgraded and was in great condition. We sat outdoor under an umbrella just... More 

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Vestal, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Don't get to the dog races much, being from upstate NY so it was a fun activity for us vacationers here in Florida. The place was very nice - clean and bright. Don't be put off when you first enter and you find there are no seats for you - go up and enjoy the view and expanse of seating... More 

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Caledon
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our must do experience whenever we are in Tampa. Love to see the greyhounds race ! Dogs are well looked after, facility is nicely kept. Inexpensive unique entertainment.

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