There are thousands of race meetings held every week around the world, but only a small number attract the attention of the wider community. Here is a list of some of the major horse racing events held each year around the world.
- Grand National (UK)
- Melbourne Cup (Australia)
- Kentucky Derby (USA)
- The Preakness Stakes - Baltimore, Maryland
- Belmont Stakes - Elmont, New York
- Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe - Longchamp, Paris, France
- Pegasus World Cup, Gulfstream Park, Florida
- Dubai World Cup - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Breeders' Cup World Championships - various locations
- Nakayama Grand Jump - Steeplechase event in Funabashi, Japan
- Epsom Derby - Surrey, England
- The Triple Crown
- Learn more about the sport of Horse Racing and Equestrian.
- Horse Racing Calendar
- Read about other major world sporting events.
- Sporting events calendar