Tampa Bay Downs is the only Thoroughbred race track on the West Coast of Florida, and is known as one of America's oldest and most well-maintained racetracks. Tampa Bay Downs first opened its doors in 1926 under the name of Tampa Downs, and has since had a long and colorful history. Facilities inlcude a variety of group meeting space including a casual Clubhouse, upscale Skye Terrace Dining Room, open-air Veranda and the largest outside venue, the Trackside Pavilion. The Party Suite seats 50-100 and is a private room featuring climate controlled environment with an excellent view of the finish line. Bar service is also optional.