Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 23 TOUR VPS RADISSON 3 Nights From £ 689.00 per person Friday 08 October Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA 856 14.55 hrs Arrive: Prague 18.00 hrs Private coach transfer to your Hotel Saturday 09 October Day at leisure to explore the wonderful city of Prague. Sunday 10 October Depart your Hotel after breakfast to Pardubice Racecourse for: THE VELKA PARDUBICKA GRAND STEEPLECHASE Return to our hotel in Prague will be at approx. 19.30 hrs. Monday 11 October Morning at leisure Depart: Prague Flight BA 857 18.45 hrs Arrive: London Heathrow 19.50 hrs Alternative flights operate from many local UK airports, ie. Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle and Stansted. Please contact us for timings, availability and any supplements/ reductions may apply at the time of booking. Our Price Includes: . Return scheduled flights by British Airways London/ Prague . All transfers . 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, at The Radisson SAS Alcron . Admission to Pardubice racecourse . Private facility with buffet lunch . Assistance of our representative throughout . Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes ITINERARY ? ? ? ? ? RADISSON SAS ALCRON HOTEL The Radisson SAS Alcron Hotel is situated close to Wenceslas Square, the commercial and social centre of modern Prague, and only a few minutes away from Charles Bridge. This deluxe Art Deco hotel has been beautifully restored, retaining much of the original interior. This hotel offers 206 spacious guest rooms that are luxuriously decorated. All rooms are equipped with the amenities expected of a five- star hotel and have free WiFi access, minbar and Nespresso machine while the marble bathrooms are fitted with under floor heating, bathrobe & slippers and hairdryer. The hotel has 2 restaurants, the Art Deco restaurant, La Rotond, that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and the intimate Alcron Restaurant that serves dinner ( except Sunday). The Be Bop Bar is open all day with live jazz on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Room Service is available 24 hours a day. Guests have access to the hotel's fitness centre and spa with sauna and solarium. Board Basis - bed and buffet breakfast Single room supplement: £ 65.00 per night Horse Racing Abroad Facility Our open- fronted, private facility overlooks the famous Taxis fence and finishing straight. Enjoy champagne on arrival, a hot buffet lunch and afternoon tea, complimentary soft drinks, tea and coffee throughout the day. There is a private cash bar and dedicated betting facilities with English speaking staff. Relax and enjoy a really unforgettable afternoon's racing!
24 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence Tour Highlights: . Feel Melbourne come alive with Carnival fever! . Two days of superb racing at Flemington to include the Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby & Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup. . Enjoy all that Sydney has to offer from the Opera House to the Blue Mountains! THE MELBOURNE CUP 27 October - 08 November 2010 The popularity of Australia's premier race is now internationally accepted with British and Irish entries commonplace. You will enjoy the finest facilities and reserved seats at Flemington racecourse for the running of the Victoria Derby and the Melbourne Cup. As a result of our many years' association with the Victoria Racing Club, we are proud to be the only tour operator who is allocated seats in the Members' Grandstand where we can offer the finest reserved seating with views of the finishing straight and the winning post. Numerous bars, eating establishments, Tote windows, TV screens and Bookmaking boards are situated within the grandstand behind the reserved seating area. The Victoria Derby: Saturday 30 October Victoria Derby Day: known as one of the world's great race- days with high-class fashion and fabulous horseracing. The day provides a sizzling start to the racing week with the only all- Group race- day on the Australian racing calendar. The feature race, the AAMI Victoria Derby, is a classic Group 1 staying test for three- year- olds over 2,500 metres. In 2009 the New Zealand horse Monaco Consul was the winner, ahead of Extra Zero and Viking Legend. The Melbourne Cup: Tuesday 02 November The Melbourne Cup: " The Race That Stops the Nation" - The Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Park creates a party atmosphere unparalleled by any other sporting event. The Emirates Melbourne Cup is much more than a gruelling 3,200m ( 2 miles) handicap race, it is a celebration of the Sport of Kings and the richest handicap race in the world. The 2009 race was won by Shocking, ridden by Corey Brown, who finished quite comfortably ahead of Irish contenders Crime Scene and Mourilyan, who were second and third respectively.