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Hamburger Meile

The Hamburger Meile is a Group 3 flat horse race in Germany which is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Horner Rennbahn, Hamburg, over a distance of 1,600 metres (about 1 mile), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late June.

The event was established in 1986, and it was initially called the Cognac Hennessy-Rennen. It was originally classed at Listed level, and the inaugural running was contested over 1,600 metres. This was extended to 1,800 metres in 1987, and it returned to its former length in 1989. In the early 1990s the race was known as the Hamburg Dresden-Pokal. It lost its position as a Listed event in 1992, and it was run thereafter under various sponsored titles.

The race regained Listed status in 2000, and it was promoted to Group 3 level in 2002. From this point it was known as the Deutscher Herold-Preis, and it was subsequently run as the JAXX-Pokal from 2005 to 2008.

Winners since 2002






2002 Zarewitsch 3 Filip Minarik Peter Schiergen 1:43.42
2003 Up and Away 9 L. Hammer-Hansen Erika Mäder 1:32.09
2004 Sambaprinz 5 Andrasch Starke Horst Horwart 1:41.44
2005 Areias 7 Terence Hellier Andreas Schütz 1:40.15
2006 Lateral 3 William Mongil Peter Schiergen 1:35.75
2007 König Turf 5 Torsten Mundry Christian Sprengel 1:45.30
2008 Sehrezad 3 Jiri Palik Andreas Löwe 1:38.24
2009 Earl of Fire 4 Dominique Boeuf Werner Baltromei 1:34.55


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

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