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
Baden-Baden Great Festival Week
The Iffezheim near racetrack near the Spa town of Baden-Baden was founded in 1858 by Frenchman Edouard Benazet and arguably has one of the most beautiful racetracks in Europe and lives up to its high international reputation. Taking place over six days, Baden-Baden hosts top-class racing alongside the BBAG yearling sales. The highlights of the week are the Group 3 Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe, the Group 2 Goldene Peitsche powered by burda@turf, the Group 2 Darley Oettingen-Rennen, the Group 2 T. von Zastrow Stutenpreis, the Group 1 Longines Grosser Preis von Baden, the Group 3 Zukunfts-Rennen and three Listed races.
Godolphin's globe trotting star Best Solution who won the Grosser Preis Von Baden on route to victory in Australia's Caulfield Cup.