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Grosser Preis der Badischen Unternehmen

The Grosser Preis der Badischen Unternehmen is a Group 2 flat horse race in Germany which is open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run at Iffezheim Racecourse, Baden-Baden, over a distance of 2,200 metres (about 1 mile and 3 furlongs), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late May or early June.

The race was originally called the Grosser Preis der Badischen Wirtschaft, and it was formerly contested over 1,800 metres by horses aged three or older. Its current format was introduced in 1983, when the distance was extended to 2,200 metres and the minimum age was raised to four. From 2001 to 2007 the race was sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, and it was known as the Grosser Mercedes-Benz-Preis. It was first run under its present title in 2008.

Winners since 1983






1983 Stornello 5 Stephen Eccles Adolf Wöhler 2:45.20
1984 Abary 4 Georg Bocskai Heinz Jentzsch 2:30.30
1985 Abary 5 Georg Bocskai Heinz Jentzsch 2:24.50
1986 Acatenango 4 Georg Bocskai Heinz Jentzsch 2:24.30
1987 Helikon 4 Lutz Mäder Bruno Schütz 2:26.80
1988 Astylos 4 Andrzej Tylicki Heinz Jentzsch 2:21.50
1989 Astico 4 Andrzej Tylicki Heinz Jentzsch 2:14.23
1990 Turfkönig 4 Georg Bocskai Uwe Ostmann 2:14.66
1991 Ruby Tiger 4 Bruce Raymond Paul Cole 2:14.35
1992 Hondo Mondo 4 Andreas Helfenbein Uwe Ostmann 2:16.50
1993 Platini 4 Mark Rimmer Bruno Schütz 2:15.36
1994 Kornado 4 Mark Rimmer Bruno Schütz 2:27.02
1995 Freedom Cry 4 Sylvain Guillot André Fabre 2:22.17
1996 Germany 5 Andrasch Starke Bruno Schütz 2:20.97
1997 Oxalagu 5 Andrasch Starke Bruno Schütz 2:12.92
1998 Steward 5 Sylvain Guillot Dominique Sépulchre 2:19.27
1999 Caitano 5 Andrasch Starke Andreas Schütz 2:23.70
2000 Silvano 4 Andreas Boschert Andreas Wöhler 2:24.96
2001 Bonvivant 4 Jiri Palik Horst Horwart 2:17.15
2002 Simoun 4 Andreas Suborics Peter Schiergen 2:19.34
2003 Epalo 4 Terence Hellier Andreas Schütz 2:19.98
2004 Touch of Land 4 Christophe Lemaire Henri-Alex Pantall 2:18.42
2005 Sweet Wake 4 Andrasch Starke Mario Hofer 2:18.91
2006 Arcadio 4 Andreas Suborics Peter Schiergen 2:24.01
2007 Prince Flori 4 Adrie de Vries Sascha Smrczek 2:21.95
2008 It's Gino 5 Kerrin McEvoy Pavel Vovcenko 2:17.42
2009 Ambassador [1] 5 Terence Hellier Torsten Mundry 2:20.52

1 Tres Rapide finished first in 2009, but she was relegated to third place following a Stewards' Inquiry.


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