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Jockey Club

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24 Aug 2018
16 Aug 2018
“Good fun for all!”
Mon 6.15pm, Fri 5pm, Sat-Sun 2pm
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Rua Jardim Botanico 1003 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-051, Brazil
(21) 3534-9081
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

On vacation in Rio visited the racetrack on Saturday 11th August. The winningmost jockey ever rode there on this day --Jorge Ricardo , who surpassed the previous record of Russell Baze in February 2018 and has been champion jockey of Brazil on 26 occasions. He...More

Thank tonyparker100
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the jockey club on a Sunday afternoon, having previously checked that horse racing was scheduled. We ended up spending a few hours in the place, the races are very well timed with one every 30’ which gives you time to see the horses...More

Thank Francesco L
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Elegant track. Fun to watch the races. We ate on patio of onsite restaurant. Delicious steak and sides, 500 ml bottle of beer served in ice bucket! An agent circulated around so you could place bets as you ate.

2  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 10 March 2016

if you enjoy horseracing this is a must see. Also they have a fantastic restaurant on the grounds called Rubayat Rio, great BBQ , friendly staff and fantastic food

Thank sandy_sandroad
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

If you like to bet the ponies this is a lot of fun. The buildings are classic and a have a feel of yesteryear. If you are not fluent in Portuguese ask for an English visitors guide which explains the bets allowed. Betting and drinks...More

Thank LadyScags
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The horse races have a universal appeal and almost any country in the world are organized races. This huge and beautiful jockey club is an interesting place to go: close to the Botanical Garden, you can watch Christ the Redeemer blessing your bets. The public...More

Thank Travel_World63
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Jockey Club is a Beautiful setting for wonderful Brazilian food! We enjoyed a caipirinha before our meal of fejoida. The view of the track was great and the experience would have been even more terrific if we'd seen some racing, but I just enjoyed...More

Thank Btravele2013
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Very huge and beautiful JC. The location itself magnificent; you can see it from the Christo. Free admissions to watch the race. Bits are as low as 2 Brazilian Ryal.

Thank QusaiA
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Just popped in on the off chance as was visiting locally. There's a strict dress code that they don't accept men who aren't wearing trousers into any enclosure bar the first one, in which there isn't much to do in. Women seemingly can wear whatever....More

1  Thank Josh F
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Has a great restaurant in the main club area, and horse races. Worth a visit if you are staying in the area or passing by. Only the two previuosly mentioned areas are open for the general public, the rest being reserved for members.

1  Thank mvq2014
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