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Caymanas Park

Updated: Mar 7, 2023

Caymanas Park is Jamaica's only horse racing track.


From the Mandela Highway, coming from Kingston and going towards Spanish Town, turn left at the stop light after the Ferry Police Station. Proceed to the underpass of South Coast Highway in the vicinity of The Ackee Village. Enter the roundabout and take the first exit unto Dyke Road. Immediately after exiting the roundabout, turn right unto Gregory Park Main Road. Drive past Christian Gardens, and Hamilton Gardens until you get to the gas station at the train line. Keep right to head towards Cedar Grove. Continue past the Gregory Park Police Station after which you take the second left. In about 300 meters, you will be at the main entrance.

Caymanas Park is located in the parish of Saint Catherine just outside of Kingston the capital city of Jamaica. This makes it easily accessible to visitors and locals alike as it's just a short drive from the city center.

The park itself is set on 200 acres of lush rolling hills with a stunning view of the Blue Mountains in the distance. The track is a 1 1/8 mile Oval with a separate shoot for starting races at shorter distances. While the track is the main attraction at Caymanas, there's also plenty to see. The park features restaurants and bars where visitors can grab a bite to eat or drink while taking in the races. For those who want to get a closer look at the horses, there's a paddock area where the horses are paraded before each race.

In addition to the racing itself, Caymanas Park is also home to a number of events throughout the year including concerts, festivals, and charity events. This makes it a very good destination for visitors who want to experience the best of Jamaica's culture and entertainment.

But perhaps the most striking thing about Caymanas Park is the sense of community that permeates the entire park whether you're a longtime racing fan or a first-time visitor. There's a warm and welcoming atmosphere at the park that makes everyone feel at home. It's a place where people from all walks of life can come together to enjoy the excitement and camaraderie of horse racing and it's one of the many things that make Jamaica such a special and unique destination.

Horse racing has a long and storied history in Jamaica and there's no better place to experience the thrill of the sport than at Caymanas Park . Caymanas park is Jamaica's premier horse racing track and it's been attracting crowds of racing enthusiasts for over 60 years. One of the things that make Caymanas Park so special is the atmosphere the track is always buzzing with excitement with crowds of people gathering to watch the horses thunder down the straightaway.(homestretch). There's a palpable sense of energy in the air and the sound of the hoofs pounding on the ground is both thrilling and exhilarating but horse racing at Caymanas Park is more than just a spectator sport. It is a chance to experience Jamaica's culture and history firsthand. From the bright-colored jockey's silks to the traditional reggae music that fills the air, the track is a celebration of everything that makes Jamaica unique

The horses themselves are (also) a big part of the experience. These magnificent animals are bred and trained to race. Their speed and agility are truly breathtaking. Watching them fly down the track, their muscles rippling and their manes and tails streaming behind them is a sight that's sure to leave you awestruck. If you are new to horse racing don't worry, the staff at Caymanas are always happy to help explain the Ins and outs of the sport, from how to place a bet to how to read the racing form. With a variety of races and betting options to choose from, there's something for everyone whether you're a seasoned racing fan or a first-time visitor (punter). So, if you are looking for a unique and exciting experience on your trip to Jamaica, be sure to check out horse racing at Caymanas Park with its vibrant atmosphere, rich cultural heritage, and thrilling races. It's an experience you won't soon forget.

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