Tomorrow, Sunday October 25, the fourteenth day of the autumn season will be held at the Hipódromo de la Zarzuela . The people of Madrid continue to enjoy the great spectacle of horse racing.
In this exciting day, five races will be held, all on the grass track, starting at 11.30 am, with maximum attention to the fifth race on Grand Critérium, with a prize of € 21,000 for the best horse of the 2-year-old generation and the third race, the Young Tiger Prize, endowed with € 10,000, for the winner.
The race in charge of inaugurating In the morning, it will be the Victoria Eugenia Award descending handicap, for horses and mares three years and older, over the distance of 1,800 meters. Eight participants. Dajla comes from winning, showing himself a lot and here he has everything to repeat again. Her main rivals should be Pelliquero and Tiermes who are hanging around her in her latest outings. Max’s Thunder, standing, could also be close.
The second race will be the Hello! – Infanta Isabel reference handicap, for horses and mares three years and older, over a distance of 2,200 meters. Eight participants under the orders of the Start Judge. Parsifal is doing very well in distance, he drops in level and despite the scale he should fight her. Rola really liked his victory, especially because of the way he achieved it, he is going to make things very difficult here. Embat always runs these types of races well and will not go far. Federico is the favorite of the chair and he must also be counted on.
The Young Tiger Award will be held in third place, for horses and mares ages three and up. Seven candidates for victory from the 2,000 meter post. Cabuerniga and Noray clearly stand out from the rest of the rivals and it should be a heads up between the two. A priori, the fixed twin in the morning. Kosciuszko to complete the trio.
The fourth race will be the Equiano Prize (Made in Spain) support of the Lototurf, for two-year-old colts and fillies that have not run. Ten hopefuls for victory, 1,600 meters of travel. When dealing with newcomers, the prognosis is complicated by not having a history. Anyway, the favorites are Puente de Arce, Gamoneu, Inés and Dream de Sercam.
In fifth and last place will be held the Gran Critérium – Mahou (Made in Spain), for foals and fillies of two years. Seven candidates for the win will start from the 1,600 meter post. It is a luxury to have Queen Mother on the track again. Kingman's daughter, was imposed with a lot of class in her debut, and later graduated when she finished second in a Listed in France. Its quality is more than enough to be crowned. To accompany her to the finish, we see Domi Go, who impressed in his two victories in San Sebastian and is going to try to make it very difficult. Adaaylight Dancer liked very much in his victorious debut and progress is appreciated, it will also be close.
Catering – Gastronomy
In the north and south areas there will be Foodtrucks with tables and chairs in both gardens, in addition to the paddock bars. Barbecue stations with grilled meats, sausages and bacon will also be available.
To place bets you can download the program of participants through the QR codes, located at the entrances to the racetrack and at the betting windows.
To avoid the use of coins as much as possible, with the safety of the attendees in mind, bets can be made by buying betting vouchers or with the mobile downloading the application. In our information point located in the south grandstand, all doubts will be answered in this regard.
Cash payment of the winning tickets during the races will be made only at the ticket offices enabled for cash payments, where previously they have disinfected the coins. During the day with the betting bonus, the prizes can be accumulated and at the end, collect the cash from the cash balance at any of the ticket offices, where the money will have already been disinfected.
Retransmission of the races
LASCARRERAS.COM becomes the ON LINE RACING RACE for all fans, since you can follow the live broadcast of all the days, as well as obtain all the information with the opinions of the experts, interviews with the protagonists or the statistics of the program of participants of the day with the favorites
RTVE will cover the retransmission of the day through its two channels: TELEDEPORTE, starting at 10 pm. with interviews, summaries and live news, and the sports channel + TDP.
A safe racetrack
The Zarzuela Racecourse is located in a privileged environment in Madrid, from more than 20,000 m2 of terraces and gardens and a capacity reduced to 60% according to order 1047/2020, of July 28. In addition, all the health safety regulations have been implemented to have a safe space for all visitors.
The safety of visitors and employees is the most important thing, so a series of measures have been adopted that we detail :
● Tickets can be purchased online, on the website www.hipodromodelazarzuela.es It is recommended to download the ticket on your mobile devices, in order not to use paper.
● The use of a mask will be mandatory, except for children under 6 years of age.
● Inside the enclosure, different points will be located with dispensers of hydroalcoholic gels so that the disinfection of hands by visitors and employees is frequent.
● The surface of the Hippodrome is very large. which means that there is enough space for all visitors to maintain the required minimum distance.
● Information and signage throughout the enclosure to recommend basic prevention standards, as well as constant messages over the public address system.
● Spaces such as grandstands, indoor rooms, paddocks or winners' enclosure will have a limited capacity to avoid crowds and will be strictly controlled.
● Payment by card is recommended in all restaurant services.
● Regarding betting, mobile betting points have been implemented, as well as the purchase of “voucher” bet bonuses, for all races of the day. Exclusive cash payment windows have been established, where the coins will have been previously disinfected.
All areas through which visitors pass will be disinfected before opening to the public and during the race day, by a cleaning and disinfection team.