INTERNATIONAL RACES IN TURKEY - 2021

The Jockey Club of Turkey has been organizing 8 International Races, in Ankara 75th Year Racetrack (Queen Elizabeth II Cup) and in Istanbul Veliefendi Racetrack (7 Int. Races). International races in İstanbul is organized as an International Racing Festival in two consecutive days at the first weekend in September starting from the year 2008.

The International Bosphorus Cup G2 and the International Topkapi Trophy G2 earned black type status in 2003 and then, they have been promoted to Part I of the International Cataloguing Standards Book in the year 2009. In addition to Part I races, the International Istanbul Trophy G3 has been promoted to the Part I of the International Cataloguing Standards Book in the year 2013.

The International France Galop FRBC Anatolia Trophy G2 and The International Trakya Trophy G3 have been placed at Part II of the International Cataloguing Standards Book.


INTERNATIONAL RACING FESTIVAL 2021


TRANSPORT SUBSIDY FOR INTERNATIONAL RACES

13.000 $ shall be paid for round-trip, per horse arriving from the continents of America (North and South), Oceania, Africa and Far East countries.

8.000 € shall be paid for round trip, per horse arriving from Europe and United Arab Emirates.

Transport subsidy shall be paid for horses arriving from Part-I countries via airway (including the horses scratched from the races by veterinary report) as per to the amounts stated above.

Jockey Club of Turkey determines which horses entered from abroad will run in the international races.

Jockey Club of Turkey (TJK) will provide additional transportation subsidies, equal to the %50 of the amounts stated above, for the progenies of the stallions owned by TJK.

Stallions of the Jockey Club of Turkey

Authorized (IRE), Banknote (GB), Bodemeister (USA), Cuvee (USA), Daredevil (USA), Kluger (JPN), Lion Heart (USA), Myboycharlie (IRE), Powerscourt (GB), Super Saver (USA), Victoire Pisa (JPN) and Victory Gallop (CAN)


1. INTERNATIONAL TOPKAPI TROPHY G2:

Date: September 5th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Thoroughbreds (Fillies & Colts & Geldings)

Distance: 1600m. Turf
2.625.000 TL total purse / 1.500.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

2. INTERNATIONAL BOSPHORUS CUP G2:

Date: September 5th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Thoroughbreds (Fillies & Colts & Geldings)

Distance: 2400m. Turf
2.625.000 TL total purse / 1.500.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

3. INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL TROPHY G3:

Date: September 4th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Thoroughbreds Fillies & Mares

Distance: 1600m. Turf
1.365.000 TL total purse / 780.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

4. INTERNATIONAL TRAKYA (THRACE) TROPHY G3:
(International Trakya (Thrace) Trophy placed in the Part II of ICS Book)

Date: September 5th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 2 yrs old Thoroughbreds (Fillies & Colts & Geldings)

Distance: 1200m. Turf
546.000 TL total purse / 312.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

5. INTERNATIONAL FRANCE GALOP FRBC ANATOLIA TROPHY G2:
(International France Galop FRBC Anatolia Trophy placed in the Part II of ICS Book)

Date: September 4th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Thoroughbreds (Fillies & Colts & Geldings)

Distance: 2000m. Synthetic Track
840.000 TL total purse / 480.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

6. INTERNATIONAL MALAZGIRT TROPHY G3:

Date: September 5th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Waho registered domestic and foreign Purebred Arabians which at least four generations of parents identified as of 2011 backwards can participate in this race

Distance: 1600m. Turf
399.000 TL total purse / 228.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form

7. INTERNATIONAL IFAHR TROPHY CONDITION 9:

Date: September 4th, 2021
Racetrack: Veliefendi – Istanbul
For 3 yrs old and upwards Waho registered domestic and foreign Purebred Arabians which at least four generations of parents identified as of 2011 backwards can participate in this race. (Fillies & Colts & Geldings)

Distance: 2100m. Synthetic Track
274.750 TL total purse / 157.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form


Entry          : Before Thursday, 05 August 2021 (by 17:00, local time)
Confirmation of Entry                     : Before Thursday, 19 August 2021 (by 17:00, local time)
Supplementary stage for Confirmation of Entry    : Before Tuesday, 31 August 2021 (by 17:00, local time)
Supplementary stage for Entry        : Before Tuesday, 31 August 2021 (by 17:00, local time)
Declaration        : Before Tuesday, 31 August 2021 (by 17:00, local time)
Jockey Declaration        : Before Wednesday, 01 September 2021 (by 17:00, local time)


SOME IMPORTANT NOTICES

* Please note that the international races above are open to geldings, except Istanbul Trophy (fillies and mares only).

All payments due on the dates shown in the race conditions must be paid separately and on time. Please consider that there are no forfeit stages for all International Races and connections wishing their horse to remain engaged in the race must not fail to pay the entry, confirmation of entry and declaration fees as instructed. Otherwise, the horse shall be regarded as not engaged in the race any more, and payments shall not be reimbursed.

If a horse is entered to a race at the entry stage, but the confirmation of entry is not made on purpose or by mistake, the horse can not run. If desired, the horse can be made eligible to run again, by paying a forfeit fee at the supplementary stage.



SUPPLEMENTARY STAGES

(1) Supplementary Stage for Entry : : If the first entry stage is missed, the entry can be made by paying the declaration to run fee and an additional forfeit fee of entry, equal to 5% of the winner’s prize of the relevant race, by 31 August 2021 (05:00 pm by Turkish time)

(2) Supplementary Stage for the Confirmation of Entry : If a horse is entered to a race at the entry stage, but the confirmation of entry is not made, the horse can not run. However, at the declaration stage, if the fee of declaration to run is paid and in addition to that, a forfeit fee equal to 5 times of the confirmation of entry fee is also paid by 31 August 2021 (05:00 pm by Turkish time), the horse becomes eligible to run.



INTERNATIONAL QUEEN ELIZABETH II CUP G2:

Date: October 9th, 2021
Racetrack: 75th Year – Ankara
For 2 yrs old Thoroughbreds

Distance: 1400m. Turf
546.000 TL total purse / 312.000 TL to the winner
Please click here for the entry form



Entry                : September 22nd,  2021, Wednesday Before   17:00 local time 312 TL
Declaration                : October 4th,  2021, Monday Before   17:00 local time 3.606 TL
Jockey Declaration                : October 6th,  2021, Wednesday Before   17:00 local time