Karachi Race Club

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Horse Race Track
Karachi Race Club
Location Malir Cantonment, Karachi, Pakistan
Capacity 3000
Year opened 1913
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.krc.com.pk
Principal Races – KRC
Quid-e-Azam Gold Cup
New Year Cup
Karachi Derby

Karachi Race Club (KRC), is the biggest race course of Pakistan.

At the time of the independence of Pakistan in 1947 there were only 2 race courses in Pakistan the Karachi Race Club and the Lahore Race Club. The Karachi Race Club was established in 1913 and racing continued at the old site of behind the Cantonment Railway Station up to 1987. In 1989 the race Club then shifted from to the present location at Deh Safroon, Main University Road, Malir Cantonment, in Karachi. In KRC, Where seven to ten racings are held on every Sunday.

Yearly races[edit]

There are only 3 races about 1800 meters to 2400 meters yearly. The Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup distance about 2400 meters.

  • Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup
  • Karachi Derby
  • New Year Cup

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External links[edit]

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