Kolkata Race Course

Kolkata Race Course is one of the biggest race course in India. Kolkata Race Course was built in 1820 and well-kept by the Royal Turf Club of Kolkata. Kolkata Race Course is the renowned horse race venues in India where the country's most prestigious racing events such as the Calcutta Derby and the Queen Elizabeth Cup are organized at a regular interval. The Race Course of Kolkata is located in the south-western point of the green Kolkata Maidan. The Victoria Memorial lies in the western corner of the Race Course of Kolkata, West Bengal.

The Kolkata Race Course heightens the beauty and grandeur of the city for its lush green surrounding and its orderliness. The horse race is seasonal. It begins in July and continues till September. Then it again starts in November and extends to March. The horse race is organized only on Saturdays of every week during these months. If you are interested to see the horse race you should visit the Race Course of Kolkata every Saturday or on important public holidays or special occasions. You will be surprised to see a huge number of spectators thronging in the galleries of the Race Course in Kolkata and cheering their favorite participant horse during the event.

During off season, the Race Course at Kolkata is occupied by 'polo' game lovers as during this period polo matches are held. You can feel how much the locals of Kolkata enjoy polo by seeing the rush in the Kolkata Race Course of the city. The Race Course at Kolkata has a beautiful flower garden that is well maintained by the race course authority through out the year.

Last Updated on : 22 October 2012