We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Albuquerque, New...
Level Contributor
6 posts
66 reviews
Save Topic
Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Hello,

I have found that there is a horse track near Prague called Velka Chuchle.

They have a meet on Sunday, May 25th.

I have a few questions:

-What time do races typically start? On the website it says, first race at 2pm. I can't tell if that is for this weekend's race or is a standard starting time.

-Just want to confirm if I enter a "velke poradi kombinatse". This is the same as a trifecta box bet.

If you could help me sound that out too it would be great.

-How many races are typically on the card for the day.

I really enjoy horse racing and thought this would be a neat experience in a different country.

Thanks, I appreciate any help and advice.

Prague, Czech...
Destination Expert
for Czech Republic, Prague
Level Contributor
3,158 posts
80 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

I've been to Velka Chuchle several times, but I don't understand betting terminology, neither in English nor in Czech, so sorry I can't be of more help. But it is a nice race course and a fun day out. That being said, it was completely under water at the beginning of June last year during the floods, so keep that in mind if it doesn't look completely pristine.

Berkshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Prague, Bohemia
Level Contributor
38,310 posts
88 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

The races start at 2 p.m. unless stated otherwise...why is that of interest to you?

and the terminology...why are you asking?

Albuquerque, New...
Level Contributor
6 posts
66 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Thanks for the tips and advice. Start time is of interest so I don't show up at 9 am like we do in the States for races. Races start earlier here.

Betting terminology is important since I don't speak Czech. I don't want to enter the wrong wagers.

Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
4,136 posts
11 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Oddly, the site for the racetrack doesn't list the time the gate opens, but from pictures I have seen, I would expect the gates will open well before noon, for pre main event races and activities- like at racetracks in the US.

Betting terminology is beyond my basic Czech, but there will be people there who speak English who can help you.

Berkshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Prague, Bohemia
Level Contributor
38,310 posts
88 reviews
Save Reply
5. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Oddly, the site for the racetrack doesn't list the time the gate opens

yes it does

http://www.velka-chuchle.cz/

začátek: 14.00 hodin

Začátky programů, není-li uvedeno jinak:

duben - září: 14 hodin

říjen: 13 hodin

obviously the 'door' will be open earlier, but the races are due to start at 14.00

Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
4,136 posts
11 reviews
Save Reply
6. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

By gate, I mean admission to the track, obviously, not when the featured race starts...

Berkshire, United...
Destination Expert
for Prague, Bohemia
Level Contributor
38,310 posts
88 reviews
Save Reply
7. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

The question was

-What time do races typically start, and was answered

Chris, where do you read Velke poradi kombinace? I might be able to ask someone

8. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This post was determined to be inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community and has been removed.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

Our staff may also remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. Thanks for being a part of the TripAdvisor travel community!

Removed on: 3:35 am, April 07, 2014
Albuquerque, New...
Level Contributor
6 posts
66 reviews
Save Reply
9. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

Greta advice Steve, That's what I was assuming too. I'll show up around noon.

Tilly I found the answer to my wagering terminology question.

http://www.betino.cz/index.php

then clicked on the English version

I appreciate all the help and advice. Should be a great experience.

Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
4,136 posts
11 reviews
Save Reply
10. Re: Horse Racing Velke Chuchle Racetrack

No problem. Not knowing the language won't be an issue. It would be uncommon for people there not to know English, or at least enough to help out. I would make a day of it. Looks like there is a nice clubhouse there.