In about two weeks the time has finally come and the first horses will dash on the race track over the frozen Lake St. Moritz on Sunday, third February 2019. Already for the prelude some of the successful major protagonists of the 2018 meeting are expected to be on site right. Nimrod and Berrahri, winner and runner-up at the LONGINES Grand Prix of St. Moritz 2018, have been entered as have the Skikjöring queen Usbekia and Spike, the unbeaten trotting star after five starts on snow.
The most important contest on the first Sunday is the GP LONGINES, a flat race over 1,800 meters with prize money of 20,000 Swiss francs. Traditionally, some candidates rehearse here for the LONGINES Grand Prix of St. Moritz, which is taking place for the 80th time on 17th February 2019.
Furthermore, race sport followers eagerly await a world premiere. For the first time ever, a pony gallop race on snow will be held on 3rd February 2019. The kids have been diligently training with their ponies and cannot wait to participate in the Calixus AG winter prize.
Of course, betting is also possible: the heated betting tent invites spectators to talk shop, with beginners’ luck on the race track being proverbial. Those who do not want to count on such luck had better take a glance at the information board with its precious betting tips.