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Champs de Mars

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Established in the early 1800s by the Mauritius Turf Club, The Champs de Mars is a horse racing track that turns into a major hotspot every weekend as thousands and thousands of Mauritians converge towards its premises to witness some of the most exciting horse races. The Champ de Mars is host to quite a few nationally acclaimed races throughout the year such as The Maiden Cup. It is also the ultimate spot for Independence Day celebrations ever since Mauritius’ accession to Independence in 1968. With its exhilarated crowd, its hawkers and its sensational horse stables, a day at the races can be a thrilling experience