Email Step outside onto a modern golf course, and you might just discover it was designed by golfing great Jack Nicklaus. Jim Axelrod takes us out on the green: It may look like a barren wasteland, but actually this is just a step on the path to paradise, at least when Jack Nicklaus gets involved.
The race has been held every year since on the second Sunday in October — except during the two world wars and the Russian invasion, and it has been abandoned twice due to frost and snow. Pardubice is around km east of Prague in the East Bohemia region of the Czech Republic and is well known as a horse-loving area.
The area is also known for its gingerbread and is home to the Explosia chemical plant in the Semtin suburb, where semtex was invented in Racegoers are entertained by a gingerbread man — gingerbread is a Pardubice speciality.
Also popular at the racecourse are langos — a deep-fried dough with various toppings.
Originally from Hungary, they are eaten all over eastern Europe, especially at local celebrations or sports events. Up to 30, spectators visit for the big race each year.
Horses and courses Runners in the Nutrin Stakes tackle the water course hazard. The course at Pardubice is a mixture of turf and ploughed fields. In the first decades, almost half of the race was run over ploughed fields. This was later reduced to about a third, but now it is down to a quarter as the terrain is very draining on the horses.
The three water jumps are across a stream that runs through the course, and used to be so deep that horses and jockeys who fell would be up to their necks in water. For safety reasons concrete troughs were erected above the stream so now the jumps are less than a foot deep.
Runners in the Nutrin Stakes cross ploughed fields near a wooded section; spectators watch the action from the stands. The main race is four miles and two furlongs long and has 31 fences. Each obstacle is unique with many given names:Shoal Creek founder Hall Thompson's words, and the club's subsequent steps to change, didn't make everything better with golf's discrimination problem, but it helped a lot.
Arriving at the course, reserving their spot ahead of the day’s racing and checking the official runners and racecard. Up to 30, spectators visit for the big race each year.
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