Top 10 most famous horse racing courses in the world (Part 2)

Saratoga Race Course (USA):

Built in 1863 in Saratoga Springs, the track has survived two world wars, even closed during the US law banning bets.

The racetrack has a capacity of 50,000 spectators and 3 racetracks, which is also one of the four oldest racecourse in America.

Meydan (UAE) Race Course:

As a sub-city located in Dubai’s most lavish city, it is easy to understand why this track ranks 5th in the list.

According to CNN, the 2010 horse racing complex has a total budget of more than US $ 1 billion with a capacity of up to 60,000 seats including full hotel, resort, museum, restaurant and of course all 5 star standards.

Longchamp Race Course (France):

This 57-hectare race track went into operation in 1857 in Paris and France. The track has a capacity of more than 50,000 people who have welcomed Emperor Napoleon III more than 150 years ago.

In April 2018, Longchamp has just completed the upgrade process worth more than USD 155 million.

Ascot Racetrack (England):

In England, the racecourse is often said to be a gathering place for nobles and rich people, Ascot is the place where British Royal members often visit. This race track is the only track to be allowed to name the track after the names of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

The racetrack is also a favorite destination for European gamblers, estimating the total weekly bet amount at Ascot approximately £ 5 million (about VND148 billion).

Churchill Downs Race Course (USA):

Built in 1875 in the city of Louisville, Churchill Downs is holding the record of the largest event, more than 170,000 people in 2015.

The race track has a total area of ​​59 hectares, with a full range of facilities such as restaurants, theaters, shopping centers.

Tokyo Race Course (Japan):

Built in 1933 with a capacity of about 233,000 people. This is one of Asia’s largest and most modern racecourse.

Tokyo Racecourse has a total of 5 tracks and the longest track is about 3.2 km. Tokyo Racecourse is also famous for its record-breaking HD screen, approximately 750 m2.

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