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Club Hípico - Entertainment Santiago - Chile

Opened in 1870, Club Hípico was Santiago’s first horseback riding club. The original building, inspired by the Long Champs Riding Club in France, was destroyed in a fire in 1892. It was subsequently rebuilt and reopened in 1923. In its heyday, Club Hípico was considered the playground of the elite. It now attracts a more working class crowd and it is still the most popular spot to watch horse racing in Santiago.


The club also has bars and restaurants, a picnic area and landscaped gardens. Go on Monday or Friday if you want to catch live races. The website has up-to-date race schedules.

Avenida Blanco Encalada 2540
Center, Santiago, Chile


Getting There
Closest metro: Parque O’Higgins

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:9 a.m.

Open Hours to:6:30 p.m.

Days Closed:Saturday and Sunday

Travel Skills: None

Contact Information:
Phone: 56-2-6939600

Here are other activities in and around Center that may be of interest: Hipódromo,

By Noleen Turner
I'm originally from Northern Ireland but have lived in Santiago de Chile for over two years. I work in marketing communications and as a writer and...
24 Aug 2009

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