Derby Lane Greyhound Racing
Historic Derby Lane is a Pinellas County landmark. Rich in tradition the family owned facility has been used as a backdrop for feature films like Coupe Deville and Oceans 11. Greyhound spectators and tourists alike enjoy a picturesque park like setting that has been home to America's finest Greyhound athletes since 1925. Keefer was one of the most publicized greyhounds that landed a featured in the Wall Street Journal and was the inspiration for the book Keefer: The People's Choice by Leslie Wooten. Did you know Mickey Mantle filmed a commercial at Derby Lane? Babe Ruth was also a visitor and so was Golf legend Walter Hagen. Derby Lane features year-round entertainment that includes a multi-million dollar Poker room and daily simulcasts of Thoroughbred, Harness, Jai Alai, FL and other Greyhound tracks seven days a week. Simulcast features include Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont and Breeders Cup. Live action greyhound races offered Mon. Wed. & Sat. Matinee (January - May) First post 12:30PM. Evening races Tue. - Saturday (Jan. - May). Post 7:30 PM. The schedules changes from June - Dec. Matinees are Wed. & Sat. Post time 12:30 PM. Evening racing Mon. - Sat. Nights.(June - Dec.) Post time 7:30PM. Greyhound Pets of America is the official greyhound adoption group of Derby Lane ex-racers. GPA Tampa Bay is the greyhound adoption retirement specialists and specialize in the greyhound breed. Visit www.greyhoundpets.com. The Derby Club Restaurant is the envy of many offering a beautiful panoramic view of the track and an ever-changing menu prepared daily that includes our signature Prime Rib, crab legs, carving station and more. Gallery Lounge and other concessions available. Visit www.derbylane.com for up to date schedule and promotions. FREE admission and general parking every day Valet available. Complementary valet parking for handicapped.