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Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft

The Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft is a Group 3 flat horse race in Germany which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Dortmund over a distance of 2,000 metres (about 1¼ miles), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June.

The event was established in 1968, and at times it has been known as the "Grosser Preis von Dortmund" and the "Grosser Preis der Dortmunder Industrie und Wirtschaft". During the early part of its history the race's distance was frequently modified, ranging from 1,800 to 2,400 metres. In 1981 it began a more prolonged spell at 1,800 metres, and this was cut to 1,750 metres in 1998. The present length, 2,000 metres, was introduced in 2008.

Winners since 1981






1981 Strong Gale 6 Peter Remmert Theo Grieper 1:46.90
1982 Buffavento 4 Willie Carson Gavin Pritchard-Gordon 1:52.20
1983 Kebir 4 Greville Starkey Patrick Biancone 1:46.30
1984 Gilmore 4 Peter Remmert Sven von Mitzlaff 1:50.50
1985 Solarstern 6 Peter Remmert Hein Bollow 1:49.90
1986 Aguarico 4 Horst Horwart Heinz Jentzsch 1:44.90
1987 Kamiros 5 Peter Alafi Harro Remmert 1:52.20
1988 Kamiros 6 Peter Alafi Harro Remmert 1:47.40
1989 Zampano 5 Andrzej Tylicki Heinz Jentzsch 1:46.40
1990 Sir Felix 4 Alain Lequeux Mario Hofer 1:48.70
1991 Turfkönig 5 Georg Bocskai Uwe Ostmann 1:48.90
1992 Iron Fighter 3 Andrew Riding Horst Steinmetz 1:47.00
1993 Karinga Bay 6 Brian Rouse Gary L. Moore 1:46.70
1994 Prince Firebird 3 Andreas Boschert Andreas Wöhler 1:46.30
1995 Ladoni 3 Kevin Woodburn Harro Remmert 1:52.60
1996 Devil River Peek 4 Andrasch Starke Bruno Schütz 1:42.90
1997 Kalatos 5 Willie Ryan Andreas Wöhler 1:47.20
1998 Emilio Romano 3 Stanley Chin Andreas Schütz 1:46.71
1999 Gonlargo 3 Pascal van de Keere Uwe Ostmann 1:44.21
2000 Banyumanik 4 Georg Bocskai Mario Hofer 1:44.59
2001 Banyumanik 5 Andreas Boschert Mario Hofer 1:45.79
2002 War Blade 5 L. Hammer-Hansen Andreas Schütz 1:47.56
2003 War Blade 6 Andrasch Starke Andreas Schütz 1:48.41
2004 Tahreeb 3 Willie Supple Marcus Tregoning 1:47.14
2005 Santiago 3 Andreas Boschert Uwe Ostmann 1:47.78
2006 Lord of England 3 Andrasch Starke Mario Hofer

2007 Soldier Hollow 7 Andrasch Starke Peter Schiergen 1:48.45
2008 Wiesenpfad 5 Adrie de Vries Waldemar Hickst 2:04.53
2009 Zaungast 5 Terence Hellier Waldemar Hickst 2:04.50
2010 Norderney 4 Andrasch Starke Peter Schiergen 2:03.10


  • horseracingintfed.comInternational Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft (2009).

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