horse racing

The San Remo Derby of Flowers

Horse contests in San Remo

During the weekend of October 7-9, it will take place  the horse show of international importance , the CSI Derby Of Flowers (Derby dei fiori).

At the Solaro Horse Pitch (Campo ippico del Solaro) in the City of  Flowers the best and the most talented riders of the moment will challenge.

The Derby Of Flowers is a race with spectacular shades which leads to San Remo thousands of people including athletes, companions and public, is organized by the San Remo Horse Society, supported by the City of San Remo and by several sponsors.

The contest of October is one of the events of excellence organized by the San Remo Horse Society that can boast valid sport facilities, an excellent federal riding school and can count on athletes like Rafael Amaral Rodrigues and Maddalena Valenzano Menada. 

There will be over 250 horses and 150 riders present in the contest from many nations. Besides Italy, countries like France Belgium, Brasile, Chile, Great Britain, the Principality of Monaco, which often sees the young Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of  Princess Caroline of Monaco, will be well represented.

The Derby is a steeplechase  contest that is held for  part of the contest on an indoor field and part on an outdoor field, the competition also  faces very intensive stretches, very exciting both for the public and for the partecipants.

The Derby of Flowers will be televised  by the Horse TV,  Sky channel 221 . For further information, please visit the site