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24/06/19First lifetime win for Pacific Hill in the Czech Derby! On Saturday, June 22, a top raceday of the season took place at the racecourse Prague-Velká Chuchle, the highlight of which was the most prestigious classic race: the 99th Czech Derby (Class A /Gd-3/, 12f, 2 mio. CZK). In spite of two heavy rain showers, a solid number of spectators came, fourteen three-year-old colts and two fillies were introduced to the audience.

About racecourse and horseracing

The Prague-Velká Chuchle Racecourse is a racetrack, where horse racing (galloping and trotting) and also other horse disciplines are held. It is located on the southern outskirts of Prague, in the administrational district of Velká Chuchle. The season lasts there from April to mid of November. The flat racetrack measures 2180 m in length.

The Praha-Velká Chuchle racetrack is the center of premier horse racing in the Czech Republic. It hosts more races than any other Czech racecourse, and its hosted races include the three most prestigious flat races in the country; Czech Derby, Czech St Leger and Czech 2000 Guineas. These three races make up the Czech Triple Crown of flat racing. It hosts also great international event: European Jockeys' Cup.