By Chris King • 09 July 2021 • 23:53
Dates confirmed for famous Sanlucar horse races 2021.
Dates are confirmed for the 2021 Sanlucar horse races that famously take place on the beach annually
The dates have finally been confirmed for this year’s edition of the famous Sanlucar de Barrameda Horse Racing program, to be held in two cycles, the first between August 3 and 6, and then the second cycle taking place on August 18, 19, and 20.
This year’s calendar has already reportedly been approved by the Spanish Jockey Club, which officially regulates horse racing at the national level, and in a press release from the Horse Racing Society, it is confirmed that the Sanlucar program comprises 22 races, ten in the first cycle, and 12 in the second, with the possibility of adding one more prize which would be given an extra fourth race day.
All the races will be for horses and thoroughbred mares from three years old and upward, and the distances will range between 1,400m and 2,000m, with a total prize budget of €159,460 allocated, including two top races.
The Andalucia Prize will be run on August 18, with a €10,200 prize, and the Ciudad de Sanlucar grand prize, which will once again be the most prestigious race of the equestrian meeting, with a first prize of €13,600, which will be the final race on the last day of races, August 20.
According to the organisation, the dates of August 3, 6, and 18 will be the LAE day of Lototurf external bet, with five races to be held each day, as reported by lavozdigital.es.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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