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Magnificent comeback of Ignacius Reilly

The highlight of the fourth raceday of this year's metropolitan season in the Chuchle Arena Prague was the 74th May Stakes, traditionally the first important test of the year for older milers. The strong field of the race was certainly dominated by one length by 2021 winner of this test Ignacius Reilly with jockey Petr Foret, and after he had to leave the racetracks for a year and a quarter and achieved two places last year, he claimed his sixth win on the highest stage at this year's premiere.

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Published 22. 5. 2023 8:23

Unbeaten Jardin Michelet dominated the classic race

On Sunday, May 14, the first part of this year's racing season culminated in the Chuchle Arena Prague with the opening leg of the Classic Triple Crown, the 102nd Czech 2000 Guineas, sponsored by CONSEQ. Fourteen colts and one filly took part in the one mile prestigious test for a total of 550 ths CZK, with last year's junior champion Devil In Pink was the favorite of the race.

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Published 15. 5. 2023 10:47

Major races for favorites

The horse racing season in Chuchle Arena Prague continued on Sunday, April 23. It offered nine races, two of which belonged to the highest class and in both of which the favorites won.

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Published 24. 4. 2023 8:02

Veteran Mormill won the Gomba Handicap

On Good Friday, April 7, the 2023 racing season began in Chuchle Arena Prague. Despite the cold weather, a large number of spectators arrived and the program of the first eight races took place in a great atmosphere. The traditional opening test, the 96th Tipsport Gomba Handicap was won by the ten-year-old gelding Mormill, the 65th April Stakes was easily won by the six-year-old mare Zariyannka.

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Published 11. 4. 2023 8:58

The 2022 racing season is over

On Saturday, November 5, this year's metropolitan horse racing season in Chuchle Arena Prague ended. The final, fourteenth, raceday culminated in the 6th year of the PP Asset Management Prague Winter Favorite Stakes for juvenille horses, in which a Czech bred filly Lowe Wole made a relatively unexpected win.

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Published 7. 11. 2022 9:06

Dominating Vert Liberte in the President Stakes

On Sunday, October 23, the penultimate raceday of this metropolitan season took place in front of a completely filled grandstand in Chuchle Arena Prague. The main race of the day, held under the auspices of the President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, was turned into a sovereign triumph by the favored Vert Liberte with jockey Petr Foret. The representative of DS Pegas stable won by six lenghts in the 101st President Stakes and stayed unbeaten in this season in the Czech Republic.

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Published 24. 10. 2022 10:40

Allan Petrlík won the race named after his father

The 19th Harry Petrlík Memorial Stakes, Class A mile race for three-year-old and older fillies and mares, was the highlight of the twelfth part of this year's horse racing season in Chuchle Arena Prague. On the soft ground it was won by four-year-old grey filly Rabbit Coulsty with jockey Jiří Chaloupka and for her trainer Allan Petrlík it was an emotional moment, because he received his first win in the race named after his father.

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Published 3. 10. 2022 11:23

CPI HOTELS Czech Turf Stakes for Vert Liberte

On Saturday, September 24, the eleventh raceday of this season took place in Chuchle Arena Prague. Its highlight was the most important comparative test for three-year-olds and older horses at the "derby-distance" (1,5 mile), the 44th CPI HOTELS Czech Turf Stakes (Class A, 600 ths. CZK). In the end, the four-year-old gelding VERT LIBERTE with jockey Petr Foret won by almost three lengths.

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Published 26. 9. 2022 8:51

Sternkranz defended the EŽ Praha Gold Cup

The tenth chapter of this year's metropolitan season was the only raceday in Chuchle Arena Prague, whose program is a combination of flat and obstacle races. The highlight was the longest and the richest Czech fences race, the 16th EŽ Praha Gold Cup. The last year's win was defended by the 8yo gelding Sternkranz, whose top-star jockey Josef Bartoš returned to the saddle after a three-month medical break.

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Published 12. 9. 2022 10:27

Thrilling finish of the Renomia St Leger for Gasparini

On the first Sunday of September, the gates of Chuchle Arena Prague opened for the first time after the summer break to welcome a large number of visitors to the ninth part of this year's metropolitan season. In the sports offer, which was complemented by a rich accompanying program for children, two great Class A races were watched with great interest and both lived up to, perhaps exceeded, considerable expectations.

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Published 5. 9. 2022 9:26