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Gran Premio Merano

The Gran Premio Merano (German: Grosser Preis von Meran) is an annual horse racing event which takes place in September in Maia Racecourse, Meran, Italy. First run in 1935, it quickly became Italy's most prestigious and valuable steeplechase. It's an international Grade I race run over 3,11 miles. It is a handicap race for horses 4 years or over.

Winners since 2000




2008 Sharstar Raffaele Romano
2007 Halling Joy Raffaele Romano
2006 Kolorado Dirk Fuhrmann
2005 Rosenbrief Thierry Steeger
2004 Masini James Vincent Crowley
2003 Tempo d'Or Benoît Gicquel
2002 Present bleu Benoît Delo
2001 Scaligero Dirk Fuhrmann
2000 Grey Jack Christophe Pieux


  • 1st winner: Roi de Trèfle
  • Most victories for a horse: 3 (Or Jack)
  • Most victories for a jockey: 4 (Christophe Pieux)

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