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Ngong Racecourse

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Ngong Road | Woodly, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 414598
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KENYA DERBY 2018

A lovely experience to hold and to behold the management staff at the racecourse, the jockeys... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Sukesha D
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Mombasa, Kenya
Great for hosting big events

I have attended different events here ranging from Blankets n' Wine to Barbecue Live and the famous... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
missoy2016
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“horse races” (2 reviews)
“great fun” (2 reviews)
“east africa” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ngong Road | Woodly, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 722 414598
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

A lovely experience to hold and to behold the management staff at the racecourse, the jockeys, trainers and owners, all a sporting lot with a lot of enthusiasm and passion for the sport as well as the horses. Comfortable VIP enclosures where the races are...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I have attended different events here ranging from Blankets n' Wine to Barbecue Live and the famous Concur De' Elegance. It can accommodate very many people. The parking is tricky, therefore it is advised to carpool or use a cab. I would advise people to...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went there for the St. Ledgers day derby. Was a lot of fun with events for kids (like face painting) and lots of variety in food at the food stalls. The restaurants offer great food (especially Indian). Great place to spend a lazy weekend.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Although not a top notch racecourse with few horses competing in races, this is still lots of fun and a nice place to spend an afternoon with friends. There is an Irish Pub on the premises which serves decent food and cold drinks and it...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

OK, this is not Royal Ascot !! But, if you want a great. cheap days' entertainment, getting down and dirty with the locals, this is your place ! No major international horses or riders, but just great fun !

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

My family and friends had a ball during our day at the races. It was striking that it was the most racially-mixed crowd and had the broadest range of ages that we experienced any place that we went. I had the preposterous experience of finding...More

Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

To have a first hand horse experice, come and have fun at Racecourse. The location is ideal with good weather and easily located.

Thank mwas2
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The surrounding of the race track allows everybody to get close to the horses, admire them and during the race, there is a very family friendly atmosphere with a mic of people dressed formally and some other casually. The food at the cafe restaurant was...More

Thank norbertc957
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

A Day At The Races. The Ngong Racecourse combines with the Jockey Club of Kenya to provide an excellent day out watching the local horses thunder around the course. This happens every two weeks during the season. Part of the fun is the betting –...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A friend introduced us to the racetrack and we spent a leisurely afternoon there. The service in the members lounge was fine and of course we had a great view of the finish line.

Thank Liz S
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