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The start of the 2021 season will be delayed

Due to the currently valid restrictive measures and uncertain assumptions for next weeks, the beginning of this year's horse racing and show jumping season in the Chuchle Arena Prague will be postponed. The originally planned racedays the 5th and 18th April and the show jumping event 8th-11th April will not take place. April. If it will be possible, the first raceday will take place on Sunday 25 April and the first show jumping races at the next weekend.

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Published 18. 3. 2021 15:09

Top-favourite Vivienne Wells won Czech St Leger

The hard "covid" racing season 2020 in the Czech Republic ended on Saturday, November 21, when Chuchle Arena Prague organized, without spectators, the final raceday. It culminated in the last, longest classic test, the 75th Czech St Leger. As expected, top favorite Vivienne Wells with two-time German jockey-champion Alexander Pietsch, easily won, the second finished Cote Jardin in front of only one Czech bred horse in field Avignon.

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Published 21. 11. 2020 16:06

Hard season will end with St leger

All Czech classic races of 2020 will take place! This year's, extremely demanding and difficult season will end in the 75th year of the longest classic St. Leger race at the Chuchle Arena Prague. Its holding on Saturday, November 21, will allow an exemption from the current general restrictive measures granted by the Ministry of Health at the request of the Jockey Club of the Czech Republic. The event must take place without spectators, the total number of which is limited to 150 people.

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Published 13. 11. 2020 11:41

St Leger postponed, final raceday canceled

Due to the actual order of the Government of the Czech Republic, the 11th raceday (with 75th Czech St Leger) will not take place in the planned date of 25 October. This raceday is postponed now and its taking place will be decided on the basis of further measures of the government. The 12th raceday (14 November) is canceled.

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Published 14. 10. 2020 13:41

EJC 2020: the Cup for Vincent Cheminaud

Sunday part of the great racing weekend in Chuchle Arena Prague, already in significantly better weather than on Saturday, belonged to the sixth running of the European Jockey Cup with nine jockeys from four countries (for the first time also with female jockey, wild card holder Martina Havelková). The overall winner with 30 points was the Vincent Cheminaud from France, who joined the nomination a few days before the event as a substitute for the injured Christophe Soumillon.

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Published 27. 9. 2020 19:01

Saturday's main races for favorites

The great weekend at the Chuchle Arena Prague offered, or still will offer, eight Class A races, and its Saturday part culminated in two traditionally the most important comparative races of 3yo+ horses at mile and long distances. The 4yo favorites won both of them and the second places were taken by the this year's classic horses.

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Published 26. 9. 2020 18:42

Raceday on October 4 is canceled

Due to the unfavorable situation and expectations of restrictions on the rules for organizing mass events, the raceday on October 4 is canceled.

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Published 18. 9. 2020 10:43

Favorite Opasan won the 100th Czech Derby

On Sunday, September 6, the jubilee 100th Czech Derby took place in the Chuchle Arena Prague, as part of the great ceremonial program. It could not be organized traditionally in June, but it took place at the latest in its long history. With total prize-money 2 mio CZK it is the richest flat race in Central Europe. 13 three-year-old colts and three fillies took part in the start, in this season undefeated Slovak colt Opasan was the favorite.

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Published 6. 9. 2020 18:41

Slovak colt Opasan is favorite of the 100 Czech Derby

Unprecedented events of this year versus the jubilee Czech Derby, one of the key questions of the current horse racing season will be answered this Sunday. The 100th running of the most prestigious classical race had to be postponed to September, but it will take place and without financial restrictions. There are thirteen colts and three fillies from three countries at the start of the Derby. A total of 99 horses and 33 riders will presented in eight races.

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Published 3. 9. 2020 16:53

Czech Derby: limitation the capacity of spectators

Due to the currently valid emergency measure of the Ministry of Health (in connection with the prevention of COVID-19), the capacity of the number of spectators will be limited to 1,000 people on Sunday, September 6, at 100th Czech Derby raceday. Tickets for the event can be purchased in the GoOut and Ticketportal sales networks until Thursday, September 3, at 2 pm. All owners of tickets purchased in this way will be allowed to enter, as well as holders of seasonal tickets and ZTP ID cards.

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Published 27. 8. 2020 14:12