This Saturday, June 30 begins the summer season at the Hippodrome on the Costa del Sol. The night races at the Hippodrome located in Mijas are very popular during the warm summer nights, offering in addition to the races a comprehensive entertainment until the wee hours of the morning.
During this summer season there will be races every Saturday night in July and the first three Fridays in August, with five races per day involving horses of the best national and international stables and the most reputed jockeys.
The Hippodrome opens at 8 pm; the races take place from 10 pm. In addition there are twelve restaurants, live music and a chill-out terrace. The Hippodrome of the Costa del Sol has focused its offer for leisure and family enjoyment. Thus, the racetrack offers visitors a children’s play area, plus craft stands or gift shops. You can also make live betting. The entrance fee is 5 Euros; admission is free for visitors under 18 and over 65 years.
Dates of night racing at the Hippodrome Costa del Sol, summer season:
June 30; July 7, 14, 21 and 28; August 3, 10 and 17. The gates open at 8 pm, the races start at 10 pm. Tickets can be purchased on site or El Corte Ingles.
How to get to the Hippodrome Costa del Sol in Mijas:
The Hippodrome of the Costa del Sol is located in the urbanization El Chaparral, Mijas Costa, in the heart of the Costa del Sol and only 30 km from Malaga airport. Visitors can access from Cala de Mijas, and from the N-340, opposite the Castle of Fuengirola towards the Cerros del Aguila urbanization, exit 238 A.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 36.525099 Longitude: -4.655752
Starting next Sunday, February 19 begins the winter racing season at the Hippodrome Costa del Sol in Mijas. In this winter-spring season which runs until April 13, there will be a total of five racing days. The dates of the races are as follows:
Winter Racing days in the Costa del Sol Racecourse
- February 19
- February 26
- March 4 – Mijas Cup
- April 6
- April 13
The facility is open from 10:30 am and races will take place from 11:30 am, except that of April 13th to be held at 4 pm.
Tickets can be purchased at El Corte Ingles or at the Hippodrome box office for a price of 5 €; visitors under 18 and over 65 years enter for free.
We anticipate also the dates for the summer.
Summer Racing days in the Costa del Sol Racecourse
- June: Saturday 30
- July: Saturdays 7, 14, 21 and 28
- August: Fridays 3, 10, 17 and 24
These races take place at night after 10 pm.
The Costa del Sol Hippodrome, located between Fuengirola and Marbella, in Mijas begins this Saturday, September 17 the autumn races. In total, over these weeks there will be a total of six racing days, which will run until December 6.
The race dates are September 17, October 1 and 22, November 5 and 19 and December 6.The first race will be a test scoring for the Amateur Riders World Championship where will meet in Mijas the most renowned riders from Belgium, Germany, France, UK and Spain. Once completed the program, the restaurant, business and leisure on the premises will remain open. At 8 pm there will also be held a musical concert in tribute to Pink Floyd.
The Hippodrome of the Costa del Sol is located in the Urbanization El Chaparral, Mijas Costa, in the municipality of Mijas, in the heart of the Costa del Sol and 30 km from Malaga airport.
More information on the racecourse website http://www.hipodromocostadelsol.es/home.php
Fans of horse racing can enjoy throughout the summer races during all weekends. The summer season 2011 of the Costa del Sol Hippodrome located in Mijas begins this Saturday July 2 and runs through August 26. Specifically, the dates are 2, 9, 16, 23 and Friday 29th of July. And during the month of August, Fridays 5, 12, 19 and 26.
Night horse races are undoubtedly the ultimate sporting event in Mijas, situated between Fuengirola and Marbella, which have been extended from six to nine for this season. The gates are open from 9 pm to begin the successive races at 10 pm.
The various restaurants and shops on the racecourse open until the wee hours of the morning offering an alternative entertainment to hundreds of residents and visitors who come each summer to the equine enclosure located in the urbanization El Chaparral in Mijas Costa. The ticket price is 5 Euros. Admission is free for under 18 years old and over 65 years old; the season ticket costs 20 Euros. The parking is free.