The Goldene Peitsche is a Group 2 flat horse race in Germany which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Baden-Baden over a distance of 1,200 metres (about 6 furlongs), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late August or early September.
The event was established in 1867, and it was initially held at Tempelhof. It was transferred to Hoppegarten in 1868, and this became its first long-term venue. The race was switched to Grunewald in 1918, and it returned to Hoppegarten in 1923.
The Goldene Peitsche was not run from 1945 to 1947, and after this it had brief spells at Cologne and Mülheim. It moved to its present home, Baden-Baden, in 1953. For a period it was classed at Group 3 level, and it was then promoted to Group 2 status in 1991.
Winners since 1988
|1988||Astronef||4||Alain Lequeux||Robert Collet||1:11.10|
|1989||Astronef||5||Eric Saint-Martin||Robert Collet||1:10.93|
|1990||Flower Girl||3||Richard Hills||Harry Thomson Jones||1:10.02|
|1991||Nicholas||5||Lester Piggott||Susan Piggott||1:09.20|
|1992||Elbio||5||John Reid||Peter Makin||1:12.99|
|1993||Robin des Pins||5||Cash Asmussen||François Boutin||1:08.55|
|1994||Munaaji||3||Walter Swinburn||Andreas Wöhler||1:09.89|
|1995||Hever Golf Rose||4||Jason Weaver||Joe Naughton||1:10.64|
|1996||Daring Destiny||5||Richard Hughes||Karl Burke||1:10.21|
|1997||Don't Worry Me||5||Gérald Mossé||Guy Henrot||1:09.65|
|1998||Areion ||3||Andreas Boschert||Andreas Wöhler||1:08.66|
|1999||Keos||5||Thierry Jarnet||John Hammond||1:08.97|
|2000||Barrow Creek||6||Terence Hellier||Peter Schiergen||1:09.40|
|2001||Vision of Night||5||Pat Eddery||John Dunlop||1:08.34|
|2002||Nobel Prize||6||Rodrigo Blanco||Diego Lowther||1:11.27|
|2003||Stormont||3||Torsten Mundry||Hugh Collingridge||1:08.12|
|2004||Raffelberger||3||Andreas Suborics||Mario Hofer||1:09.47|
|2005||Striking Ambition ||5||Steve Drowne||Roger Charlton||1:07.94|
|2006||Linngari||4||Andreas Suborics||Diego Lowther||1:11.76|
|2007||Electric Beat||4||Torsten Mundry||Christian Sprengel||1:09.04|
|2008||Overdose||3||Andreas Suborics||Sandor Ribarszki||1:08.21|
|2009||War Artist||6||Andreas Suborics||James Eustace||1:08.06|
- galopp-sieger.de – Goldene Peitsche.
- horseracingintfed.com – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Goldene Peitsche (2009).
- pedigreequery.com – Goldene Peitsche – Baden-Baden.