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Frühjahrs Dreijährigen-Preis

The Frühjahrs Dreijährigen-Preis is a Group 3 flat horse race in Germany which is open to three-year-old thoroughbreds. It is run at Frankfurt over a distance of 2,000 metres (about 1¼ miles), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late April or early May.

The event was first run in 1965, and it was originally titled the Adolf Schindling-Rennen. This was in memory of Adolf Schindling (1887–1963), a Frankfurt-born businessman who founded the company VDO, and who owned the successful stud farm Gestüt Asta. The race was given Group 3 status in 1982, and since then it has been known by several different sponsored titles. It is presently backed by Bankhaus Metzler, and it is run as the Frühjahrspreis des Bankhaus Metzler.

Winners since 1982





1982 Ditano Greville Starkey Theo Grieper 2:09.40
1983 Abary Andrzej Tylicki Heinz Jentzsch 2:10.60
1984 Der Wind Pat Gilson Theo Grieper 2:06.50
1985 Lontano Andrzej Tylicki Heinz Jentzsch 2:06.60
1986 Vif-Argent Ralf Suerland Peter Lautner 2:11.50
1987 Le Glorieux Alain Lequeux Robert Collet 2:06.90
1988 Exactly Sharp Dominique Regnard Robert Collet 2:02.60
1989 Riamo Georg Bocskai Hartmut Steguweit 2:10.50
1990 Diable au Corps Dominique Regnard John Hammond 2:08.40
1991 Tao Ole Larsen Andreas Wöhler 2:07.83
1992 Iron Fighter Andrew Riding Horst Steinmetz 2:07.65
1993 Monsun Peter Schiergen Heinz Jentzsch 2:06.44
1994 Savinelli Peter Schiergen Heinz Jentzsch 2:07.72
1995 Speedster Alessandro Schikora Bruno Schütz 2:08.25
1996 Ardilan Torsten Mundry Horst Horwart 2:08.57
1997 Ungaro Terence Hellier Hans Blume 2:12.70
1998 Nadour Al Bahr Andreas Suborics Mario Hofer 2:07.48
1999 Imperioso Andreas Suborics Peter Schiergen 2:07.63
2000 Kallisto Andreas Boschert Hans Blume 2:07.72
2001 Blue Baloo Billy Newnes Andreas Schütz 2:15.74
2002 Maranilla John Egan Eoghan O'Neill 2:09.64
2003 Flambo Filip Minarik Peter Schiergen 2:12.00
2004 Apeiron Jean-Pierre Carvalho Mario Hofer 2:08.74
2005 Königstiger Filip Minarik Peter Schiergen 2:12.80
2006 Prince Flori Henk Grewe Sascha Smrczek 2:07.81
2007 Shrek Eduardo Pedroza Andreas Wöhler 2:07.03
2008 Kamsin Andrasch Starke Peter Schiergen 2:10.18
2009 Glad Panther William Mongil Uwe Ostmann 2:08.38


  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Frühjahrspreis (2009).

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