Pune Race Course

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A board showing recent races at the Pune Race course

Pune Race Course is a racecourse located in Pune Cantonment, western India. It is located 5–6 km from downtown Pune and 12–13 km from Pune airport. Built in 1830, it covers 118.5 acres (48.0 ha). The land is controlled by the Indian Army.

Additional stabling for the horses is near Empress Garden, 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from the course. The racing season runs from July to October and includes the Pune Derby, the RWITC Invitational, the Independence Cup and the Southern Command Cup. It is managed by Royal Western India Turf Club.[1]

Pune Race Course has a 2.8-kilometer long jogging track which is open to public on all days (except race days) from 5:00am to 8:30am and 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Recent derby winners 2015 Bullrun ridden by P Kamlesh 2016 Accolade ridden by P Trevor 2016 Lady in Lace ridden by Suraj Narredu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Homecoming: St Leger returns to Pune". DNA. 15 July 2011.

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Coordinates: 18°30′36″N 73°53′35″E / 18.510133°N 73.893013°E / 18.510133; 73.893013

Race Course (Camp, Pune)
Race Course (Camp, Pune)