After watching the racehorses every morning swimming in the ocean decided to go an watch them perform on the track. What fun, never been to a racecourse before so had nothing to judge it by, which is probably for the best. Had a great afternoon, the horses were great, atmosphere good, didn't do any actual betting just picking a horse...
We spent a couple of hours at the horse races, in Barbados. The track is on the Garrison grounds, so historic buildings all around. Hung out with the locals at one end, on the grass, right on the rail. Thundering hooves speeding by! Ate 'bread-and-two' and cold Deputy beers, Fantastic, and free. ($10 for grandstand, but our way was much...
I was visiting nearby and was draw to the epic scale of the racecourse. I visited in the early morning, when there was only a couple of Jockeys putting their mounts through their paces. It was must be some sight seeing this place in full packed mode.
This was our first horse racing experience ever, and what better place to enjoy it at! We paid for the good seats at the grandstand. Not sure that was necessary, as the other seats seemed to be just as nice. Even if you did not get into the grandstand but stood outside, you'd still have a good view. But it...
Great day at the races, very relaxed atmosphere, not expensive to attend, great views of the course, runners and riders .
The Bajan people make your day they are so friendly and quite excitable. You will enjoy it.
Excellent day out for all the family. Relaxed atmosphere, frequented by locals and tourists. Would actually plan a future break to coincide with a racing event as we had a great day.Would recommend it to all, much more relaxed and fun than UK racing. Mind you the weather helped!