Oct 042006

hipodromo-costa-del-solThe coasts only racing course. Just a few kilometres outside Fuengirola.

Racing calender for 2011: February: 13, 20, 27 (MIJAS CUP). Friday 25 March: Sunday 6 April: Friday 22 (Good Friday) Opening hours: 10’00 a.m. (racing from 11’00 a.m.).

The Mijas Cup-Gran Premio Día de Andalucía is considered to be the most important horse race on Spanish turf.

The Mijas Cup is run over a distance of 2,200 metres and is for horses aged four years and over. There is over 86,000 euros up for grabs in prize money in the event sponsored by the Tourism and Sports Department at the Junta de Andalucía. Sixteen jockeys will be riding in the race, from Spain, Ireland, the UK and France.
Admission to the racecourse is free for the under 18s and the over 65s and five euros for everyone in between. Parking is free of charge.

Different agreements have been reached with some hotels of the area which offer special prices and discounts to the customers and professionals of the racecourse . For more information please contact Mª Angeles or Laura . Tel : +34 952 592 700

There are many facilities at the track which include two 25m wide sand tracks of 1,700m and 1,600m and an athletics track. There is a 30,000m2 plaza with seating for 2,000 with a direct view of the track which house restaurants and many bars  which are open all day even though the weekly racing lasts for around 3 hours.

There is a special pet hotel that takes care of your pets should you chose to take them along. Programmes and brochures are in English and Spanish. There are also courses for horsing knowledge, perfectioning and competition, jumping and individual or group lessons.

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