Sarasota- The Sarasota Kennel Club will host the last day of Live Championship Greyhound Racing after 75 years on May 4th, 2019. Doors will open at 9:00am and the first race will begin at 12:30pm.
The last day of racing celebration will include the largest Kentucky Derby Party in Sarasota. The SKC is the only place in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties to wager on the Kentucky Derby. The celebration will include live music from the Billy Lyon Band, Food & Drink Stations, Raffles, and feature an Annual Derby Day Hat Contest.
After May 4th The Sarasota Kennel Club Will continue to offer Live Simulcast Horse and Dog Racing from around the country and the One Eyed Jack’s Poker room will continue to be open 7 days a week.
The Collins family has been operating the Sarasota Kennel Club since 1944.