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The Birmingham Race Course
1000 John Rogers Drive, Birmingham, Alabama
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The Birmingham Race Course (originally the Birmingham Turf Club) is locatedon Derby Parkway, off John Rogers Drive, in Birmingham, Alabama. Currently a greyhound racetrack and simulcast center, the facility started out in 1987 as athoroughbred horse racing venue. Greyhound racing was addedin 1992 andthoroughbred racing was discontinued in 2005. Also in2005 "Quincy`s MegaSweeps", an internet caf was introduced to the property but that part of the facility was soon shut down by the sheriff. The Race Course is operated by the Jefferson County Racing Association.
Today visitors will find live greyhound racing most days except Sunday every week of the year, as well as simulcast betting facilities accepting bets onlive broadcast races of thoroughbreds, including stakes races, as well as greyhound races. There are over 200 simulcast races presented every Saturday and the facility is open 7 days a week.