Horner Rennbahn
Horner Rennbahn is located in the Horn quarter
Horn, Hamburg
Horn is a quarter in the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the eastern part of Hamburg, Germany. In 2007 the population was 36,890.-History:During World War II the Hamburg and therefore Horn were targets of the air raids of the so called Operation Gomorrah....

 of the city of Hamburg
-History:The first historic name for the city was, according to Claudius Ptolemy's reports, Treva.But the city takes its modern name, Hamburg, from the first permanent building on the site, a castle whose construction was ordered by the Emperor Charlemagne in AD 808...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is used for horse racing
Horse racing
Horse racing is an equestrian sport that has a long history. Archaeological records indicate that horse racing occurred in ancient Babylon, Syria, and Egypt. Both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the ancient Greek Olympics by 648 BC...

. It was built in 1869 and has a capacity of 50,000 spectators. It hosts the annual Deutsches Derby
Deutsches Derby
The Deutsches Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in Germany open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. It is run at Hamburg-Horn over a distance of 2,400 metres , and it is scheduled to take place each year in July....

on distances from 1000 m (3,280.8 ft) to 3600 m (11,811 ft).

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