Top 10 most famous racecourses in the world

From beaches, lakes, snow-capped mountains to magnificent castles, the 10 racecourses below are considered to be located in the most beautiful locations in the world.

Santa Anita Racecourse (USA)

Santa Anita Racecource - USA
Santa Anita Racecource – USA

This racecourse was built in the city of Arcadia, the USA in 1924. It was dubbed the splendid, most modern racecourse in the world with a 1.6 km long track and accommodates more than 26,000 seats. Not only the racecourse, but Santa Anita is also a complex of parks, amusement parks and picnic areas of 1.3 hectares right inside it.

Aintree Racecourse (UK)

Aintree Racecourse (UK)
Aintree Racecourse (UK)

The Aintree complex also owns a large displacement racing track, a golf course, entertainment facilities such as a square, a restaurant, a theater, a spa with a total area of up to 3 hectares.

Aintree racecourse was built in 1829 in the port city of Liverpool, England, Aintree is one of the oldest racecourses in the world with nearly 200 years of age. The racecourse owns 6 tracks, the longest being 6 km.

Flemington Racecourse (Australia)

Flemington Racecourse (Australia)
Flemington Racecourse (Australia)

Built in 1840 in Melbourne, Flemington racecourse is the most modern race in Oceania and has a record capacity of up to 120,000 seats. Flemington is the oldest racecourse in Australia and is also the venue for the Melbourne Cup. Flemington ranked 3rd in the top 10 most beautiful racecourse in the world.

This race has a total of 6 tracks and the longest race is up to 3.2 km. Last March, the racecourse had just built a grandstand area with a cost of $ 128 million.

Tokyo Racecourse (Japan)

Tokyo Racecourse (Japan)
Tokyo Racecourse (Japan)

Tokyo racecourse was built in 1933 with a capacity of about 233,000 people. This is one of the largest and most modern racecourse in Asia.

Tokyo racecourse has a total of 5 tracks and the longest is about 3.2 km. Tokyo Racecourse is also famous for its record-breaking large HD screen, approximately 750 m2.

Saratoga Racecourse (USA)

The Saratoga racecourse was built in 1863 in the city of Saratoga Springs, and it survived two world wars, even being closed during the period when American law prohibited betting.

Saratoga Racecourse (USA)
Saratoga Racecourse (USA)

The racecourse can accommodate about 50,000 spectators and 3 racecourse, this is also one of the 4 oldest racecourses in the US.

Meydan Racecourse (UAE)

Meydan Racecourse is like a small city located in the most luxurious city on the planet Dubai.

Meydan Racecourse (UAE)

According to CNN, this racecourse complex which is built in 2010 has a total budget of over $ 1 billion with a capacity of up to 60,000 seats including a full range of hotel services, resorts, museums, restaurants and Of course, all are 5 stars.

Epsom Downs Racecourse (UK)

Epsom Downs, which is built in 1661, with nearly 400 years of age, is one of the first racecourses in Europe and in the world.

Epsom Downs Racecourse (UK)

With a capacity of about 160.00 spectators, the racecourse has the longest 2.4 km track. Like many other racecourses in the UK, Epsom Downs also owns a chain of restaurants, golf courses, and other expensive facilities.

Longchamp Racecourse (France)

This 57-hectare track racecourse went into operation in 1857 in Paris, France. The racecourse accommodates more than 50,000 people who hosted Emperor Napoleon III more than 150 years ago.

Longchamp Racecourse (France)

In April 2018, Longchamp has just completed the upgrade process worth more than 155 million USD.

Ascot Racecourse (UK)

In England, racecourses were often thought of as a gathering place for the nobility and the rich, while Ascot was a place where the Royal Family members frequented. This racecourse is the only race allowed to name the track after the names of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Ascot Racecourse (UK)

This racecourse is also a favorite destination for betting people in Europe. The total amount of weekly bets in Ascot is approximately 5 million pounds (about 148 billion).

Churchill Downs racecourse (USA)

Built in 1875 in the city of Louisville, Churchill Downs holds the record for the largest audience event, more than 170,000 people in 2015.

Churchill Downs racecourse (USA)

The racecourse has a total area of 59 hectares, with full facilities such as restaurants, theaters, shopping centers.