Trabrennbahn Gelsenkirchen

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Horse Race Track
GelsenTrabPark
Location Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Year opened 1912
Race type Harness racing
Notable races Bild-Pokal

Trabrennbahn Gelsenkirchen (also referred as GelsenTrabPark) is located in the Feldmark quarter of Gelsenkirchen, Germany. It is used for harness racing and is the largest harness racing track of Germany. It was built in 1912 and has a capacity of 30,000 spectators. The grandstand was built in 1965 and expanded in 1979, owns 9,600 seats on four floors and has a length of 112 meters. The track length is 1,200 meters and it is a right-handed course.

The highlight of the racing year is the "Bild-Pokal" on the 1st of May. Besides there is every year a big charity race day called "Schalke hilft!" in corporation with the world famous local football club FC Schalke 04.


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Coordinates: 51°30′21″N 7°3′30″E / 51.50583°N 7.05833°E / 51.50583; 7.05833