Top International Horse Races
Below are the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me of horse races from around the world:
The Melbourne Cup,
The first Tuesday in November is one of the most celebrated events in the Australian calendar, when the Aussies don their glad rags and host massive parties to celebrate Melbourne Cup Day. With more pomp and ceremony than is usually expected of our cousins Down Under – and over AUS$6 million in prize money – this race is truly something worth getting excited about.
The Kentucky Derby,
The premier event in the
The Dubai World Cup, UAE
Although this is one of the younger international races – the first event was held in 1996 – the Dubai World Cup is certainly one of the most grown-up in the glamour stakes. Fashion is almost as much of an event as the race itself, with some of the most exciting and bizarre hats and outfits on show as are likely to be seen anywhere. As the birthplace of thoroughbred horses,
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
Considered one of the most important races in
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