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"We Can Answer That!"

Got questions, hopefully we can answer a few of them for you. We've compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions below. If you still have questions you can call one of our knowledgeable staff members at Silks Simulcast Center at 954.457.6941 or 954.457.6243, send us an email at or stop into Silks Simulcast Center while enjoying your day at Gulfstream Park and speak to one of our Racing Ambassadors who are always available to assist you with any and all racing related questions.


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If you're new to the sport of horse racing, than this is for you...

You may need some assistance when it comes to understanding racing terminology or placing a wager.

Our friendly Racing Ambassadors are here to help! They’ll explain the basics, show you how to read a program, use the self-service tote machines and answer any and all questions you might have regarding the sport.

You can request assistance from a Racing Ambassador at the Guest Services booth located in the Breezeway or in the Silks Simulcast Center next to the Breezeway.

  • Is there year-round live racing at Gulfstream Park?
  • Where are programs sold?
  • Are there races during rain or any other inclement weather?
  • Who can explain wagering and help me place a wager?
  • Who do I contact about Day at the Races packages?
  • Who do I talk to about scheduling a VIP Fan Experience?
  • When is live racing available?
  • When is the Breakfast at Gulfstream program running?
  • What is the legal age for pari-mutuel wagering?
  • What is the GP Advantage Card?
  • What is a Racing Ambassador?
  • What is the pet policy on track and in the Village?
  • What is the smoking policy?
  • Where are the ATM's located?
  • When do the betting windows open?
  • What do the different track conditions mean?
  • What are the different thoroughbred horse colors?
  • How many lengths in a furlong?
  • What does it mean when a horse breaks his maiden?
  • What is the definition of a thoroughbred?
  • How do I collect my winnings on track?
  • What are exotic bets?
  • What are straight bets?

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