The Cologne-Weidenpesch Racecourse (Galopprennbahn Köln-Weidenpesch) in Nippes established as a race course in 1897

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The Cologne-Weidenpesch Racecourse (Galopprennbahn Köln-Weidenpesch) in Nippes established as a race course in 1897
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The Cologne-Weidenpesch Racecourse (Galopprennbahn Köln-Weidenpesch) is a horse racing track at Weidenpescher Park in Nippes, Cologne. As the only race course in Germany hosting more than one European pattern Group 1 race, Weidenpesch is one of the most prominent tracks in the country.[1] Cologne-Weidenpesch is also one of Germany's oldest horse-racing tracks, having been established as a race course in 1897. The larger of the two grandstands was designed as a cast iron and timber framing structure in 1898 and substantially renovated in 2004. Until recently, the sportsgrounds were also home to Cologne's oldest football club, the VfL Köln 99.
Location: The Cologne-Weidenpesch Racecourse Nippes Cologne