Beach Polo Club
The very unique Palm Beach
sport of Polo is played in the town of Wellington,
actually a few miles west of West Palm Beach.
The game of Polo is
played by teams of players on horses trying to knock a ball
their mallets past a goal line. The game is played on a grass field
that is 300
yards long by 150 yards wide. There are six
7-minute periods in the game with a
4 minute break in between
each period and a 10 minute halftime.
Polo brings many of the rich
and famous to the upsacle community of Wellington,
which is also
known for its golf, tennis, and equestrian facilities as polo has been
called the "sport of kings".
The Palm Beach Polo and Country
Club's 3000 seat stadium is located at
11199 Polo Club Road. You
can visit their website for more info
The Palm Beach Kennel
Dog racing is another truly
unique Palm Beach event you can wager on that most
probably never seen. You can get up close to one of the fastest
animals around and watch as they chase the mechanical lure around the
Wagering is similar to horse racing as you can bet to Win,
Place, Show, Quinella,
Perfecta, Trifecta, etc.
want to make this your first or last stop in your visit to West Palm
Beach as it is right across from the airport on Belvedere
If you are a baseball fan, you
might want to take a short drive north of West Palm
to Roger Dean
Stadium in the town of Jupiter. You can see the Florida Marlins
and the St Louis Cardinals practice during February and March.
You can see
your favorite players up close in a relaxed
atmosphere on the auxiliary practice
until August, the Palm Beach Cardinals and Jupiter Hammerheads
make Roger Dean Stadium their home. These teams play in the
League - Class Single A.
Roger Dean Stadium
is a state of the art minor league facility. The ballpark
features field box, loge box, bleachers, a grass berm, and luxury
The stadium can accommodate approximately 7,000
The stadium is located on Donald Ross Rd just off of