White Turf, a unique, exclusive, top-class event with exciting horse-racing, gourmet catering, lively music and inspiring art exhibitions, all taking place in winter sunshine on the frozen lake among the stunningly beautiful, snow-capped mountains of St Moritz. Read more
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Credit Suisse and BMW (Schweiz) AG, the two long-standing, principal White Turf sponsors, have identified themselves with this exceptional event for many years, take advantage of it as a platform for their clientele, and play an active role in shaping its social aspect.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to another series of exciting races in 2017.
The flat race ‘GP Christoffel Bau Trophy supported by the Jockey Club of Turkey’ run over 1,600 m and carrying 20,000 Swiss Francs of prizemoney, will take place on the second race Sunday, 14th February 2016.
The White Turf management board is extremely pleased to welcome a large delegation from the Jockey Club of Turkey in Istanbul to mark the occasion of this race on the frozen lake of St. Moritz! ‘This type of expression of appreciation thrives on reciprocity’, explains White Turf CEO Silvio M. Staub with enthusiasm. He continues, ‘in the spring the theme will be the WHITE Turf of St. Moritz turning into the GREEN Turf of Istanbul’, when the ‘Grand Prix White Turf St. Moritz’ will be held on 15th May 2016 at the Jockey Club of Turkey!
In addition to the longstanding, fruitful partnership with the Berlin-Hoppegarten and Mauritius racetracks, White Turf entered into a new collaboration this year with the ‘Wrocław Racecourse’ in Poland. These valuable partnerships not only focus on the sporting element but also boast cultural events and promote tourism, as well as further highlighting the considerable international importance of White Turf and its global reputation.
Turf lovers, please hold on tight. When the competitors in the Gübelin Grand Prix of St. Moritz charge out of the starting gates and shoot past the grandstand for the first time, the famous ‘St. Moritz roar’ will resound across the racecourse once again. Even the coolest spectators will feel shivers down their spine at this particular moment. One lap to go and excitement mounts as everyone is desperate to know who will finally win the race of all Swiss races. One thing is for sure, the 2,000 metres will always be a White Turf legend, because ...
... the unique panorama of the White Turf attracts some 30,000 spectators to St. Moritz year after year. This superb racing event combines the magnificent scenery of the Upper Engadine with the horses and their jockeys, and the spectators. Every year, the three unforgettable racing days leave positive and carefree memories associated with a feeling of pure enjoyment. And the winner of the race is immortal – a true legend.