Dai Nam Race Course – New motivation for tourism of Binh Duong
After much thought and desire to create something new for the resort, the couple of Mr. Huynh Uy Dung and Ms. Nguyen Phuong Hang – the owners of Dai Nam Wonderland decided to invest in the Dai Nam Race Course project at Dai Nam Wonderland, Binh Duong province.
► According to the project owners, Dai Nam Race Course has a total area of about 60ha located in the resort, of which about 30 hectares are spent for parking with roof and the grandstand for audiences with a capacity of 50,000 - 60,000 people. The expected investment by Dai Nam in the racecource is about 100 million USD. The reason for the name of Dai Nam Race Course is the investment of a large scale with 5-in-1 items of the racecourse including horse racing, dog racing, powerful motorbike racing, terrain motorbike racing, and water motorcycle with the track of about 1.500m long according to international standards.
► In the talk with reporters, Mr. Huynh Uy Dung, Chairman – CEO of Dai Nam Joint Stock Company said: "This is a project that I fully expect, firstly is to create a healthy course for new and strange sports in Binh Duong, of the 5 types at Dai Nam Race Course, horse racing is still the main game. Besides, our goal is to save the horses of Vietnam which have been decreasing since the Phu Tho racecourse closed ... ".
Mr. Huynh Uy Dung, CEO of Dai Nam talked about the Dai Nam Race Course project
► On July 26, 2016, Dai Nam Race Course project was implemented simultaneously in the spirit of prompt construction. To achieve the plan for the racecourse officially put into operation on September 16, 2016), all departments were mobilized and synchronously implemented in the spirit of utmost urgency with 3 shifts per day. The disassembly and land clearance was urgently implemented. At the same time of the construction of Dai Nam Race Course, in 3 days of 26th, 27th, and 28th of July, Dai Nam Joint Stock Company invited nearly 500 horse owners from all areas in the South to bring horses to Dai Nam Wonderland to register for measurements, weight, and setting the record for each type of racing horses to serve for horse racing competitions at the end of 2016.
Racing horses of all areas are gathered in Dai Nam.
The referee group is taking the measure of racing horses.
► Mr. Nguyen Van Tuong in Go Cong, Tien Giang also having a nickname as Nam Go Cong already over 80 years old this year is one of the horse owners of the longest time in the South. Since 1989 when the Phu Tho racecourse started its operation, due to no place for horse breeding, he went to Binh Hung Hoa to rent land for a horse farm. After that, his horse herd was grown rapidly from few to over 20 in total. Currently, he has 9 racing horses, and the rest is female horse and baby horse. Within 5 years recently after the closure of Phu Tho racecourse, Mr. Nam as well as many horse owners become miserable due to no output and no job for jockeys, sold or slaughtered horses; and the horse racing and farming with hundreds of years of tradition has been gradually lost, etc. Now, the Dai Nam Race Course is likely to be completed and prepared for the competitions, which makes Nam Go Cong as well as many horse owners really excited like a fish falling in water. Mr. Nam said that at this measurement campaign in Dai Nam he brought his 9 best horses to register for the upcoming competition at Dai Nam Race Course. In an inexpressible joy, he also said that he committed to Dai Nam Race Course management that he would bring his entire herd of horses to Dai Nam cage to train, nourish and serve for the racecourse and consider here as his second place of birth.
► Not only horse owners are excited to the information that the horse racecourse was opened in Dai Nam but also the fans of this exciting sport were quite delighted and eager about Dai Nam Race Course project. Ms. Dang Thu Thuy, a visitor coming from Ba Diem Commune, Hoc Mon, Ho Chi Minh City said: "I have heard of horse racing as a very lively entertainment sport. But after 2011 the Phu Tho racecourse closed making many people regret. When being known that the Dai Nam would open a racecourse with a big project, I am really excited, especially very happy for the horse owners, jockeys who can return their place with horse race after many years of neglect."
Dai Nam Race Courseunder urgent construction
► Along with procedures of horse measurement, completion of procedures for each group of horses to comepete at the Dai Nam Race Course, during the end of this year, the professional work for the race competitions of each category is also specifically considered by the Organizing Committee. According to the Organizing Committee and referee team, for horse racing the horses will be divided into 4 groups equivalent to specific category such as A, B, C and D. Currently, the recruitment of staff for Dai Nam Race Course is being conducted. Among the 300 staff recruited for the Racecourse, Dai Nam will enroll and employs about 100 jockeys to serve the best for the competitions which will take place on Dai Nam Race Course.
A corner of the Dai Nam Wonderland is being renovated
► With her determination and passion, Ms. Nguyen Phuong Hang, Deputy General Director of Dai Nam Joint Stock Company, said: "Dai Nam Race Course is built not only for making special to the resort, but also for visitors to have the spectacular moments of relaxation with excitement over the new and strange type of sports; Racecourse project is also a large playground for talents from all over the country, especially the horses and the jockeys will have a place to satisfy their passion with the horse racing in Dai Nam Race Course."
► It could be said that Dai Nam Race Course is the pride and trust which the couple of Dai Nam’s bosses will open a new page for Dai Nam Wonderland. Besides, Dai Nam Race Course is also considered as a highlight and motivation for the development of tourism in Binh Duong. The project also creates jobs for local people, contributing to the development and improvement of the local socio-economic life.
According to Binh Duong newspaper