Did you know that any activity involving the Equus species or horses is known as an equestrian? And that means that horse racing is an equestrian performance sport. Horse races vary in different countries as each country develops its traditions around the sport.
Some of the variations include running over obstacles, different distances, or restricting races to specific breeds. In some cases, horses carry different weights to determine their abilities which are known as handicapping. Although sometimes horses are purely there for sport, the primary interest is the gambling aspect. So, here are the significant events, fixtures, and results.
2021 St Leger Day
The event will be happening on September 11th at the Doncaster Racecourse. The races featured in the event will be flat. This means that the races will not include any obstacles. In addition, the race tests the horse’s speed and stamina, as well as the jockey’s skill in picking the right tactics.
2021 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
It will take place on October 2nd and 3rd, 2021. The venue of the event will be Longchamp’s, Paris, France.
The November Meeting 2021
The next event will be from the 10th to November 14th. The event will be at Cheltenham Racecourse, England. The races that will feature in the event will be the jump races which include:
The tickets for the event will range from 9-35 euros.
2021 Ladbrokes Christmas Festival
The Ladbrokes festival will be on 26-27 December 2021. The event will take place at the Kempton Park Racecourse, Surrey, in England. The tickets for the event are going for 15 Euros per person. The races that will feature will be Jump which includes:
2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival
The Carnival will take place from October 30th to November 6th of 2021. The equestrian sport will take place at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia.
All the races for the Melbourne Cup will take place at the Flemington Racecourse. The races for the 300th October include:
November 2nd to 6th races
These are some of the major horse racing events. Now that you already have the schedule and venues of these major events, it’s time to get the ticket for your favorite event.