Hippodrome de Bellerive, Vichy

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  • famous Hippodrome, a lot of races during the season in flat or harnessed during the day or at night, don't need to be a great race for a good time, the setting is very nice.
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  • The atmosphere is at the top, players, horses that are absolutely stunning soar under your eyes, their dresses and their muscles scintiillent under the spotlight during the night races, it's absolutely gorgeous. It quickly took to the game and this without being a games addict, it's just friendly, then when your horse comes out ahead, it's just a pure moment of happiness with a very small issue. A great place to do at least once in his life, the food are great!
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  • Not too crowded. Any difficulty to play. A nice framework. Just track trot that is a bit far.
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  • History the founder of the Hippodrome of Vichy-Bellerive, Baron de Veauce, was a landowner who was mayor in 1845 by Veauce In 1851 Board of the canton of Moulins- Ouest. From 1852 to 1870 he was a member of Parliament for the Allier Department in Central France. After the fall of the "Second Empire" he left politics, until he was elected as a senator in 1876. This Charles de Veauce axis as its neighbour and best friend, the "duc de Morny" a great lover of horses rates. On his estate in Veauce he founded a stud for Thoroughbreds on. the saddlery and horse-drawn carriages from the "château de Veauce", were donated to the town of Gannat, when the family sold the Castle. This fine collection you can still see in the "musée Yves-Machelon" in Gannat. The Hippodrome of Vichy-Bellerive is a domain of 53 hectares. One will have a gallop track of 2000 metres, an asse slope of 1325 metres for trotting races, an obstacle track (steeplechase) that goes from 3900 to 3400 metres, a cross-country race course of 5000 metres, two training slopes of 900 and 1600 meters and a roundabout for the presentation of the jockeys and their horses at the Gallop races. The stand has a capacity of 1500 spectators. There are also the obligatory betting shops and two restaurants. The modern trot ski information dates back to 1965 and was built with the support of the City Council of Vichy. Thanks to the lighting system can also evening rates are organized. Find such rates also place from 1978 with the support of PMU (until then was that the exclusive privilege of the Racecourse in Vincennes). Vichy in 1998 organized the "Grande Semaine" with Gallop races, with seven "tiercé-quarté-quinté +" matches. Opening hours: daily exchange rates from 13 h 30 to 17 h 30. Night games: from 16 h to 20 h. Nocturnes: from 19 h 30 to 23 h 30. Each time a match is (with the exception of the nocturnes) there is the possibility of a free visit behind the scenes of the Hippodrome of Vichy. During this tour you can see the entire infrastructure as well as the horse stables. You can then also any questions to the jockeys. If you would like to know more about the activities on the Hippodrome of Vichy-Bellerive, you can download the calendar here. Entrance prices person + 15 years: €3 child (-15 years): free Nocturnes (17 Jul 13, 31 Aug and Sep 14) €7 Address: Hippodrome de Vichy-Bellerive 2 route de Charmeil 03700 Bellerive-sur-Allier
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  • Very nice track perfect for the little bet with his friends (from € 2) I take off one star for the lack of parking space. Otherwise excellent atmosphere
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  • For anyone who wants to dive into the world of horse racing, I can recommend a visit. The reasonable price of admission is worth the pleasure in any case. The gastronomic offer is rather mixed. If you come to Vichy should visit the track anyway. There are plenty of parking spaces.
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  • An evening great little critical on access for disabled people in there is not where very little
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