Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase

Prague is one of Europe’s most fashionable cities, an historic baroque monument to Bohemia’s past, equally comparable to Florence, Venice and Rome for the majesty of its noble buildings, squares and cobbled streets.

As a true test of stamina, equine ability and horsemanship THE VELKA PARDUBICKA, run over 4m2½f and 31 varying obstacles over a mix of grass and light plough, ranks of equal importance in steeplechasing's role of honour to our own Grand National and The Maryland Hunt Cup.

Nikas, trained by Stanislav Popelka Jnr and ridden by Marek Stromsky, won the 2015 Velka Pardubicka two years after finishing runner-up in the Czech Republic's world-renowned cross country race. Favourite Rabbit Well finished 5th.




Friday 7 October
Depart: London Heathrow - Flight BA 862 - 09.50 hrs
Arrive: Prague - 12.50 hrs

On arrival at Prague you will be transferred to Hilton Prague Old Town Hotel.

Saturday 8 October
Day at leisure to explore the wonderful city of Prague.

Sunday 9 October
Depart your hotel after breakfast to Pardubice Racecourse for THE VELKA PARDUBICKA GRAND STEEPLECHASE.

Return to your hotel in Prague at approximately 19.30 hrs

Monday 10 October
Day at leisure until your departure.

Depart: Prague - Flight BA 857 - 20.15 hrs
Arrive: London Heathrow - 21.15 hrs


Tour Highlights

• The Velka Pardubicka - experience racing at its finest in a superb setting.
• Prague has stunning architecture and miles of cobbled streets to explore.

Additional Info

Since 2012 we have enjoyed a private box facility at the racecourse and we are delighted that we have obtained the same box for 2016. The box overlooks the course and has an open balcony separated from the remaining area by glass sliding doors. Enjoy local champagne on arrival, a hot buffet lunch and afternoon tea, complimentary soft drinks, tea and coffee throughout the day. There is a private cash bar and dedicated betting facilities.

Alternative flights
Alternative flights operate from many local UK airports. Please contact us for timings, availability and any supplements/reductions that may apply at the time of booking.

Price Includes

• Return scheduled flights by British Airways London/Prague
• All transfers
• 3 nights’ bed and buffet breakfast accommodation, based on twin/double occupancy, at The Hilton Prague Old Town Hotel
• Admission to Pardubice racecourse
• Private facility with buffet lunch
• Assistance of our representative throughout
• Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes

Enewsletter Sign Up

Register your details here to receive our offer-led enewsletters.

Racing Calendar