INTERNATIONAL RACES IN TURKEY - 2021

The Jockey Club of Turkey has been organizing 9 International Races, in Ankara 75th Year Racetrack (Queen Elizabeth II Cup) and in Istanbul Veliefendi Racetrack (7 Int. Races). International races in İstanbul will be 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.

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INTERNATIONAL RACING FESTIVAL 2021

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Entry          : August 5th,  2021 Before, Thursday   17:00 local time
Confirmation of Entry                     : August 19th,  2021 Before, Thursday   17:00 local time
Supplementary stage for Confirmation of Entry    : August 31st,  2021 Before, Tuesday   17:00 local time
Supplementary stage for Entry        : August 31st,  2021 Before, Tuesday   17:00 local time
Declaration        : August 31st,  2021 Before, Tuesday   17:00 local time
Jockey Declaration        : September 1st,  2021 Before, Wednesday   17:00 local time


SOME IMPORTANT NOTICES

* Please note that the above Turkish International Races are now open to geldings, with the exception of the Istanbul Trophy (Fillies and Mares only).

All payments due on the dates shown in the race conditions must be paid independently 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 any horse that is entered at the entry stage, but then drops out at the confirmation of entry stage, whether by design or by accident, can again be made eligible, if desired, by paying the supplementary fee at the supplementary stage.



SUPPLEMENTARY STAGES

(1) Supplementary stage for Confirmation of Entry : Any horse that is entered at the entry stage, but then drops out at the confirmation of entry stage, whether by design or by accident, can again be made eligible, if desired, by paying the supplementary fee for confirmation of entry and declaration to run fee by 05.00 p.m. (Turkish Local Time) on August 31st.

(2) Supplementary stage for Entry: Any horse that is not entered at the first entry stage, can be made eligible, by paying the supplementary fee for entry (the cost will be 5% of the value to the winner’s prize of the race) and declaration to run fee by 05.00 p.m. (Turkish Local Time) on August 31st.



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
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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