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Sarasota Kennel Club

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Address: 5400 Old Bradenton Rd, Sarasota, FL 34234-2999
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+1 941-355-7744
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 04:00

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Poker room is the main event .. opens everyday

Adopt a greyhound at the entrance or bet on the fast ones. 50 cent hot dogs and beer on Fridays. This is Florida.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Troy, Michigan
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Troy, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Adopt a greyhound at the entrance or bet on the fast ones. 50 cent hot dogs and beer on Fridays. This is Florida.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a slightly tacky afternoon. Lots of men smoking cigars with racing forms. But, the dogs seem to be treated OK, at least what they let you see. $2. bets are fun. Virtually impossible to win. I just pick the healthiest looking animal.

Thank Jeffery H
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Made the mistake of going on a Friday. It was 50 cent beer and hot dog day, I did not realize how many cheap people there were here from up north. There was no place to sit or stand. Lines were long to enter, place bets, get drinks, and get food. We did not eat or drink anything and only... More 

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Portage, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

If in Sarasota and looking for a fun way to spend the afternoon try the Kennel Club. Friday's at 12:30 the have $.50 admission, beer, soft drinks and hot dogs. We stayed for 10 of the 14 races. As there is a wait between races, it does stretch a bit, but you can leave at anytime. Most of the money... More 

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Otsego, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The greyhound races are kind of fun for awhile. Unless a person is really into racing and betting, it get a little old after a couple of hours. We went on a Friday (when they offer $.50 hot dogs and soda). That was ok, but not gourmet however. All in all, it's a unique way to spend a couple of... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Good entertainment for guys (and ladies if this interests them). We went for a Friday matinee, where entrance fee, hot dogs, beer and soda are $.50 each. There are many theories on choosing which dog will win, and I haven't found a good method yet, but it's still fun. Where else can you get lunch and entertainment for about $20?... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Decided to visit greyhound racing today and found accommodations were good for watching the action. An enjoyable afternoon.

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Last minute decision to go to the dog track but we will do it again. It was 50 cent day....admission, hot dogs, beer & sodas. 14 races so we were there for 4 hours and didn't make any money but had a blast. I say give it a try.

Thank casinogal
Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Two daily tournaments, plenty of cash games. Nicest group of dealers you'll find anywhere. Well managed.

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Sat outside in upper level. Kinda run down. The valet was less than friendly. It's fun to bet, but everything else here has gone down hill. The snack bar personnel had zero customer service skills.

Thank Larry M

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