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Derby Lane

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10490 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-2395
+1 727-812-3339
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I enjoy most forms of gambling,but dog racing is easier going than most.Small bets enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Great place to spend time

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

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Summerfield, Florida
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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 10am-4am, 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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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“poker room” (29 reviews)
“dog racing” (31 reviews)
“great buffet” (11 reviews)
10490 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-2395
+1 727-812-3339
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

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

Thank Norma_and_Vince
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Carl J
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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

Thank John A
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

1  Thank Pat F
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...More

1  Thank runway321
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...More

Thank kennweezie
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...More

Thank jkilby13
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...More

Thank smilingtrips
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.

Thank Jerry D
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Linda T
8 November 2017|
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Response from dasoverkill | Reviewed this property |
matinees are at 1230 and night races are at 730 except on sundays...year round
29 October 2017|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
You may want to contact GPA Tampa who coordinates adoption from Derby Lane.
19 April 2017|
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Response from DerbyLaneFL | Property representative |
Hello, Sallyrenaud. If it is a true service dog, yes. If it is a companion dog we ask that they not be in our clubhouse restaurant. Sincerely, Alexis Winning