Seventeen entries for the Velka Pardubicka

Seventeen horses have been entered for the 132nd running of the Velka Pardubicka, to be run at Pardubice racecourse on Sunday, October 9th. They include all the horses that did well in this year’s four VP qualification races at Pardubice, with the exception of the first and second in the May qualification race (Del Rey and Theophilos). The three other qualification races were won by Talent, Player and Imphal (see reports on each of the qualification races below).

Project to build an ice-hockey stadium beside Pardubice racecourse put on hold

According to an article under the title Billionaire Dědek retreats from his plan to construct a grandiose arena in Pardubice Miliardář Dědek couvá od plánu na výstavbu megalomanské arény v Pardubicích | E15.cz, which appeared in E15.cz on August 3rd, 2022, developer Petr Dědek and his DD Group seem to be drawing back from their plan to build a vast multi-purpose ice-hockey stadium, a four-star hotel, a conference  centre, a restaurant and a multi-storey car park right alongside the finishing straight at Pardubice racecourse.