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Port Louis Race track

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Port Louis, Mauritius
+230 212 2212
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Horse Racing in Mauritius
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Port Louis, Mauritius
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+230 212 2212
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"southern hemisphere"
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"champ de mars"
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"finishing line"
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"finish line"
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"capital city"
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"nice place"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As an alternative to going in a box which was on offer by our hotel and tour operator, we booked a driver for a Port Louis tour to include a visit to the racetrack. We... when I say we I mean my husband (I was...More

Thank Juboash
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was fortunate enough to attend an afternoon of racing in a box with the company I work for. Being a novice at horse racing, I did not know what to expect. Dressed to the T and accompanied by men in suits, off I went......More

Thank Alex_du_Toit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port-Louis: Dangerous place, lots of thieves, pickpockets, curfew after 7:00 PM due to criminal activities, drugs, no police, tourists are seen as easy targets, not what it used to be....getting worse than Madagascar my advice: stay away go to the civilized places like Seychelles or...More

Thank Denis B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Portlouis race track is a great day out. Great food at very reasonable price. You can go up market and have a box or join in with the locals

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The panoramic view of the racing track/race course is exciting.It looks awesome from the rampart of the Ciradel Fort above.It is one of the tourists attractions in Port Louis.The racing field has been maintained properly .Since we were on a one day tour of the...More

Thank roydinesh
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This race track is an attraction in the North tours of the island. It is one of the oldest race track in the Southern Hemisphere and its very popular with the locals. The capital has another land mark that’s the “Caudan waterfront” its a market...More

Thank Ankur H
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had an awesome afternoon at the track. We sat in the general admission on the outside of the track (the inside of the track has no shade so I'd imagine it gets really hot). We had a few beers, took some bets and ate...More

1  Thank Ross H
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This is onevof the oldest horse racing track in Africa.Betting is legal in Mauritius.From the fort you can have a stunning view of the race track.Now it is a prime tourist attraction.

Thank Krishnendu C
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Even if you don’t like horses, the race track is a good place to spend a couple of hours on saturday afternoon. You can watch the races from the ground floor or from above. Not a lot of places where you can buu something to...More

1  Thank Robrecht V
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Got some really good Mauritian atmosphere here, great vibes, and even won a little :) Definitely a must visit!

Thank _cmasset1980
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Koukat
26 November 2016|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Yes final race is early December
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Bryan J
21 February 2016|
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Response from Alick R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware race days are every Saturday.If the weather is hot make sure you go in the VIP as there is virtually no shade in the middle of the course(plus you are really well looked after by Jacques and the team).
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