Horse Racing in Barbados
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Barbados Turf Club. Horse racing is administered by the Barbados Turf Club; races take place on alternate Saturdays throughout the year at the Garrison Savannah, a 6-furlong grass oval in Christ Church, about 3 miles (5 km) south of Bridgetown. The important races are the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup, held in late February or early March, and the United Insurance Barbados Derby Day in August. Post time is 1:30 pm. General admission is $5.00; it's $10 for grandstand seats and $50 for the clubhouse. (Prices are higher on Gold Cup day.) Garrison, St. Michael. 246/426–3980. www.barbadosturfclub.org.
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