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Gulfstream Park’s Championship Season Continues With ‘Florida Derby’ on April 1st

Gulfstream Park’s Championship thoroughbred racing season continues April 1st with the 72nd Florida Derby, one of Florida’s most legendary races leading up to the Kentucky Derby. Join us for an afternoon and evening of world-class racing, entertainment, and dining.

During the Florida Derby run on April 1st, Carousel Club will open from noon to 3 a.m. and celebrate this legendary race with half-priced Mojito pitchers from noon until 4 p.m. There will be performances throughout the day by jazz artist and Lady Gaga’s Vegas bandleader, Brian Newman. Carousel Club at Gulfstream Park is the perfect spot to enjoy warm weather, cool cocktails, delicious eats & exciting race day entertainment.

Newman is celebrated for blending the jazz influences of Miles Davis and Chet Baker, and the American Songbook influences of Gershwin and Porter to find room with the modern songbook through his love of bands such as Nirvana, Willie Nelson, Elliot Smith, and The Police.

Taste at the Track, the unlimited tasting event is all about Wine and Tapas while watching the action of the 2023 Florida Derby. Enjoy a variety of charcuterie, cheeses, and gourmet bites, paired with your favorite premium red, rose, and sparkling wines. The Flamingo Room, located on the 3rd floor of Gulfstream Park, boasts one of the best views in South Florida. Plus, see the action of the Florida Derby on the racetrack. Tickets start at $125.

Below are details on the upcoming signature day-to-night programming happening at Gulfstream Park, including the iconic Florida Derby Race taking place on April 1st, should they fit into any upcoming coverage. Should you need any additional information please don’t hesitate to reach out. Thank you!

More on Gulfstream Park & The Village at Gulfstream Park

Located at 901 South Federal Highway in Hallandale Beach, Florida, Gulfstream Park & The Village at Gulfstream Park, owned and operated by 1/ST, the consumer-facing brand of The Stronach Group, has been one of the most important venues for Thoroughbred horse racing in the country since 1939. In addition to live Thoroughbred horse racing, Gulfstream Park offers two floors of high-energy casino gaming entertainment. Level 1 provides the perfect combination of racing simulcasting and slots while Level 2 showcases even more slot games, live entertainment, and interactive promotions. Gulfstream Park guests can enjoy more than 700 Las Vegas-style slots including electronic table games; 20 live action table games with stakes ranging from casual to ultra-high; and captivating promotions and tournaments. Ideally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami International Airports and just one mile from the Atlantic Ocean, Gulfstream Park & The Village at Gulfstream Park comprise South Florida's premiere entertainment destination, with an open-air mall, an international array of restaurants, world-class art galleries, a bowling alley, outdoor cafes and nightclubs, fashion boutiques, health and beauty services, and more. For more information about Gulfstream Park & The Village at Gulfstream Park, please visit

Gulfstream Park is located at

901 S Federal Highway

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

About Carousel Club at Gulfstream Park

From Breakwater Hospitality Group, the creators of The Wharf, & 1/ST Experience, Carousel Club is a new open-air gathering spot for cool cocktails, delicious eats & exciting entertainment from day to night. Designed by the esteemed, Venice, CA-based – Studio Collective, Hallandale Beach’s newest entertainment venue features 14,000 square feet of tented and open-air spaces including a spacious deck, a covered Carousel Bar with ample seating, and a grassy garden for lounging and lawn games. Carousel Club will create memorable moments for over 1,500 guests, highlighted by signature day-to-night programming. Food vendor pop-ups include Lincoln Road’s Spris Artisan Pizza, Mad Room Hospitality’s Los Altos Taqueria, and Ms. Cheezious.

By ML Staff. Images Courtesy Of Gulfstream Park


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