EuropaChampionat

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EuropaChampionat
Group 2 race (discontinued)
Location Hoppegarten Racecourse
Hoppegarten, Germany
Inaugurated 1992
Last run 19 August 2001
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Website Hoppegarten
Race information
Distance 2,400 metres (1½ miles)
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight 58 kg
Allowances
2 kg for fillies
Purse 200,000 DM (2001)
1st: 120,000 DM

The EuropaChampionat was a Group 2 flat horse race in Germany open to three-year-old thoroughbreds. It was run at Hoppegarten over a distance of 2,400 metres (about 1½ miles), and it was scheduled to take place each year in August.

The event was established in 1992, and it was initially classed at Group 3 level. It was promoted to Group 2 status in 1995.

The EuropaChampionat remained at Hoppegarten until 2000.[1] It was contested at Frankfurt over 2,450 metres in 2001,[2] and discontinued in 2002.

Records[edit]

Leading jockey (2 wins):

  • Mark Rimmer – Platini (1992), Kornado (1993)
  • Andreas Boschert – Baroon (1997), Belenus (1999)

Leading trainer (3 wins):

  • Bruno Schütz – Platini (1992), Kornado (1993), Flying Dream (1994)

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Time
1992 Platini Mark Rimmer Bruno Schütz 2:28.70
1993 Kornado Mark Rimmer Bruno Schütz 2:29.30
1994 Flying Dream Terence Hellier Bruno Schütz 2:34.80
1995 All My Dreams Kevin Woodburn Harro Remmert 2:26.20
1996 Bad Bertrich Again Georg Bocskai Andreas Löwe 2:28.60
1997 Baroon Andreas Boschert Andreas Wöhler 2:33.00
1998 Central Park Daragh O'Donohoe Saeed bin Suroor 2:28.90
1999 Belenus Andreas Boschert Andreas Wöhler 2:31.00
2000 Wild Side Torsten Mundry Peter Rau 2:32.10
2001 Noroit [a] Christian Czachary Wolfgang Figge 2:38.57

a The 2001 running took place at Frankfurt over 2,450 metres.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 EuropaChampionat". siegerlisten.com. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "2001 EuropaChampionat". siegerlisten.com. Retrieved 25 November 2012.