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Racing Festivals

European racing boasts several major Festivals throughout the season.  Held at the most famous racecourses, these events combine first class racing, international contenders and a social scene to match. Champions are crowned in every nation, with the best of the best doing battle for racing's most prestigious races. If you would like to visit any of these iconic events, we are here to help you plan your trip.  2019 Major Festivals - DOWNLOAD


Berlin-Hoppegarten Grand Prix Festival Meeting


In 1829 Berlin became the second German city to stage thoroughbred racing. About 12 miles east of the city centre, Hoppegarten was the chosen location for a new green field racing and training centre and opened in 1868. Taking place over two days, Berlin hosts top-class racing in this beautiful largest and capital city in Germany.  The highlights of the weekend are the Group 1 128th Grosser Preis von Berlin and three Listed races.


Dschingis Secret's victory against Hawkbill.

DateSunday 11th August 2019
Prize Money €360,000