Jockey Club Brasileiro, Rio de Janeiro

(4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Spend an afternoon betting on the best horses in the nation at Jockey Club Brasileiro, where excitement and beauty are served up four times a week. This track, built in the Louis XV style and designed by architect Francisco Couche, saw its first race in 1926. The venue has the capacity to house 80,000 people, and features a horse riding pavilion and a school for apprentice jockeys. From here you can see the Corcovado Mountain and the famous Christ the Redeemer statue nestled on its peak. The racecourse also hosts a mix of sporting events, as well as fashion shows and music concerts. Arrange your visit to Jockey Club Brasileiro and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro tour planner.
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  • Visit the Jockey Club after the Club de Regatas do Flamengo and lunch next. The structure of the Jockey is excellent, with wonderful landscapes is a lot of room for the kids. We would like to make a bet on a match and we were lucky! At the end my son took pictures next to the jockey is your winner. The only problem was a rule that doesn't make much sense, not to allow the circulation of the four big teams shirts from the river by the social area. Still, we stayed in a great grandstand, with excellent vision for the whole track. Free entrance and betting from 2.00 R$. I highly recommend!
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  • Never before had seen horse racing but I was enchanted, beautiful place, very good races, the... view all
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  • The view from inside of the Jockey is simply spectacular, you can see the sugar loaf, Christ the Redeemer and the Pedra Bonita
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  • For those who likes to bet on horses racing it's great but if you don't you can just admire the beautiful place. In addition to betting area, inside the Jockey you can also find bars, restaurants, club, gym, yoga school, theatre, bank branch, temporary exposition and fairs salon, and parking.
  • Muito bonito lugar!
  • Ótimo lugar
  • Lugar muy bonito.
  • Beautiful place