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Pompadour Racecourse (Hippodrome de Pompadour)

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Address: | Arnac-Pompadour Cedex, 19231, France
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+33 5 55 73 57 49

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Splendid racecourse

Right in the middle of town this 2 km course is beautifully maintained right opposite the chateau. Worth a walk around. The grandstand had great views over the start and finish... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Right in the middle of town this 2 km course is beautifully maintained right opposite the chateau. Worth a walk around. The grandstand had great views over the start and finish line.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The French love their horse racing so it is a cheap day out for all the family. No rip-off pricing and you get close to the action. Take a picnic, what the horses parade and start right next to you.

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Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

Was here last year, although very interesting there were 3 horses " put down " almost in front of us. Was a shame for the children and difficult to explain. Not sure I will go again. The Horse Stables nearby were more fun.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2010

Been to the races at pompadour races for the last 3 years when we visit our friends. An excellent day out . Take a picnic but do buy a crepe for desert. Beautiful setting and good racing. Good value to get in. Just watch the betting operators, some do not always give out the correct winnings, betters beware, but otherwise... More 

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Reviewed 7 December 2009

Went to the races here and had a wonderful day out. Even backed a 50-1 winner! Mixture of flat, hurdle and steeplechase races at a wonderfully picturesque course. Tote type betting only. Super for a family as you can enjoy the atmosphere without being interested in horses. Plenty to eat and drink, or you can take your own "pique-nique", and... More 

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