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Ravirata Racecourse (Horse racing Ravirata) description and photos - Finland: Lappeenranta. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Horse racing Ravirata.
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Equestrian sport is very popular in Finland. In 1909. As a result of breeding work, a special purebred Finnish horse breed was developed here. For the first time in Lappeenranta equestrian competitions took place in 1817. Then they became annual.
In 1973, a large hippodrome "Ravirata" with 570 seats was built in the city. At the same time, the first races were held here. About one million spectators visit the hippodrome annually.
Every year the main cultural event takes place at the hippodrome - the Royal Race, which evokes a storm of positive emotions in the audience. Anyone can place bets in the races on the tote, having experienced the goodwill of fate.
Tourists are attracted here not only by the races,
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