b-m e t .co m http://www.b-met.co m/blo g/ho rse-racing-at-the-hipo dro mo -mijas-co sta/#.USetbx2eNcwHorse Racing At The Hipodromo Mijas CostaadminIf you are making plans to visit the sunny Costa del Sol this yearand are looking f or something to do aside f rom spending your dayon the beach sunbathing, then why not consider a day or night atthe Mijas Horse Racing track “T he Hipodrómo”.Located slightly inland f rom Fuengirola and Mijas Costa, theHipodromo represents a great opportunity to experience live horseracing on the Costa del Sol.But it’s not just about watching horses “running around a track” orlosing the shirt of f your back! It’s also a f un packed extravaganza,as there are also many bars, restaurants, live entertainment andeven a children’s “Rainbow” play centre available during racemeetings.At various other times of the year there are other events held at the Hipodromo including f ootballtraining, language courses teaching Chinese, Russian and Arabic, rock and roll nights and f lamencodancing to name just a f ew.
If bargains are what you are af ter, then the Sunday Market/Car Boot Sale is held at the Hipodromo everySunday f rom 9am to 2pm. Entry is f ree.Where Is T he Hipodromo?T he Hipodromo is located a f ew minutes inland f rom the Parque Miramar shopping centre in Fuengirolajust of f of the N-340 motorway.When Is T he Horse Racing On?T he racing is run at dif f erent times of the year. Summer meetings are during the months of June, Julyand August and mostly run at night f rom around 10pm. T here are also 6 meetings f rom Septemberthrough December on a bi-weekly basis. Winter meetings are normally held f rom 11am with the doorsopening at 10am.How Much Does It Cost?Entry is very reasonable at only €5 per person but is f ree f or under 18’s and over 65’s.How To Get T here?If you head f or the Parque Miramar shopping centre and f ollow the road at back up f or a f ew minutes,you will see signs to the track. At B-MET we can provide you with transf ers to and f rom the course f orlarger groups and can cater f or up to 55 people in our f ully licensed air conditioned vehicles.Is T here Parking?Yes, there is f ree parking f or a total of 1,200 vehicles.What Facilities Are T here?T here are many f acilities at the Hipodromo including bars, restaurants and a children’s play area. T herestaurants serve a mixture of both local and international cuisine. T here is also live music played duringeach race at many of the meetings.In the summer of 2012, there will also be a new Paddle Centre opening at the Hipodromo.Contact InformationT he Hipodromo can be contacted on +34 952 59 27 00 / 01 or you can email them atinf firstname.lastname@example.orgFor enquiries about the children’s play area, please call +34 683 122840
For all other inf ormation and f or the latest news and race schedules, please visit their site athttp://www.hipodromocostadelsol.es/home.php2