Dublin, Eire, UK
Inbuilt 1888, the Leopardstown Racecourse is situated simply south of Dublin metropolis centre. The racecourse performs host to the well-known Christmas Pageant, Dublin Racing Pageant, Bulmers Stay at Leopardstown, and Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
Leopardstown additionally hosts the Irish Gold Cup, a steeplechase occasion open to horses aged 5 years or older. Prime Irish sportsman and jockey AP McCoy received the occasion in 2015, quickly after he introduced his retirement.
The Leopardstown Golf Centre, with its 18-hole golf course, 74-bay floodlit driving vary, and 500m² floodlit all-weather placing and chipping space, is located within the coronary heart of the well-known race monitor.
Durban, South Africa
The Greyville Racecourse is house to Africa’s Biggest Horseracing Occasion, the Durban July, an occasion for South Africa’s best thoroughbreds that first occurred in 1897. The fitting-handed pear-shaped monitor is 2800 metres lengthy and is located simply north of Durban’s CBD within the suburb of Berea. Apparently, a highway from Berea to the CBD passes underneath the course, and the 2 subways for the highway create some uncommon monitor gradients.
First established as a hyperlinks course inside Greyville Racecourse in 1892 and later rebuilt in 1932, the 6,206 metre par 73 Royal Durban Golf Membership hosted the 1985 South African Open. It additionally hosted the 1975 Commonwealth Event, by which Nick Faldo and Sandy Lyle participated.