A Day at the Bangalore Turf ClubBangalore Turf Club is a prestigious association of race horse owners and organizers of competitions associated with race horses. Many in India regard it as the first stone from where horse racing spread to other parts of the country.
The Bangalore Turf Club is located on the Race Course Road. Covering almost 85 acres, the club houses an assortment of a grass track, training tracks, offices, stables and even a riding school. In terms of size, it is not among the largest ones of its kind.
A distinct signboard on the gate says Turf Club Bangalore and mentions the year of its establishment. Inside the trail would lead you to the place where ticketing is done. The track that completes the view rims on the outer edge of the turf. The main racing track is made of grass.
Bangalore Turf Club has had an illustrious history. Since the days of the World War, the club has been instrumental in training fine breeds of horses. As the war ended, it was turned into a recreational center. The club has some of India’s finest jockeys. Time has not turned this center into irrelevance. If anything, it is still a place one can visit and have a good time.