In 1857, the Bremen racing club was founded by Hanseatic merchants. It is unknown where took place the first horse race in Bremen, but in 1858 there were events on the Hastedter Suhr field, and later briefly in the public park. Since 1907, the race will be held in the Vahr. Their first flush happened the railway as 1967, the Bremen coffee merchant Walter J. Jacobs Chairman of the racing association was. Since then, larger races are held, such as the Derby preliminary “Consul Bayeff race”. In the presence of this important race will be decided under the name “swb Derby Trial” and already saw many winners later in the most important horse race in Germany – went forward – the Derby in Hamburg.
One example is Belenus, who then triumphed in 1999 only in Bremen in Hamburg. Beginning of the millennium, the Bremen racecourse was modernized and now is one of the finest and most modern in the country. Since 2005, there is a golf course and a hotel, the horses are trained to a modern facility in the district Mahndorf.
Address: Bremer Rennverein e.V, Ludwig Roselius-Allee 4, D-28329 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)4214 36316
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