Hyderabad Racecourse is located in the Malakpet district of Hyderabad, it can be accessed from Racecourse Road.
Racing in Hyderabad has a long history dating back to 1868, Hyderabad Racecourse is also the home of some very famous Indian races. These include the Deccan Derby, which occurs on the 2nd of October each year and is a Grade One race that sees the best 3 year olds in the country battle it out annually.
Racing takes place in two seasons, the first is the Monsoon races, which run from July through to October and culminate in the Deccan Derby. This is followed by the winter races, which occur between November and February. Other notable races include the President of India Gold Cup and the Nizam's Gold Cup.
The course Chairman and Senior Steward is Mr R Surrender Reddy who overseas the development and maintenance of the course. In 1993 the grandstand was rebuilt and it now has a capacity of 10,000 seated, with more able to stand. Meanwhile the members enclosure has a capacity of 2000 seated guests as well as a number of bars and restaurants.
Entry to the ground costs 50 Rupees for the grandstand on normal days and 150 Rupees for the members enclosure. On special race days these prices are increased to 75 Rupees and 200 Rupees respectively.