Klampenborg: Scandinavian Open Championship June 29 2015

Copenhagen's racecourse Klampenborg adjoins the Jaegersborg Dyrehave, home to more than 2,000 deer in an area covering more than 11km square of forested parkland. Carriages take visitors into the park.
Copenhagen’s racecourse Klampenborg adjoins the Jaegersborg Dyrehave, home to more than 2,000 deer in an area covering more than 11km square of forested parkland. Carriages take visitors into the park.
Churchill Downs is famous for its twin spires; Klampenborg's stand has these two distinctive domes at each end.
Churchill Downs is famous for its twin spires; Klampenborg’s stand has these two distinctive domes at each end.
The main stand bears a plaque for each Danish Derby winner since the first running in 1910...which had a very appropriate winner.
The main stand bears a plaque for each Danish Derby winner since the first running in 1910…which had a very appropriate winner.
The owners of this property have a good view of the start of the opening race.
The owners of this property have a good view of the start of the opening race.
The Dansk 2000 Guineas winner Land's End. The Swedish-trained colt is one of four runners in the seven-horse field by the now deceased Danehill stallion Academy Award. Trained by Aidan O'Brien for whom he had just two runs in Ireland, Academy Award went on to be a top sire in Scandinavia.
The Dansk 2000 Guineas winner Land’s End. The Swedish-trained colt is one of four runners in the seven-horse field by the now deceased Danehill stallion Academy Award. Trained by Aidan O’Brien for whom he had just two runs in Ireland, Academy Award went on to be a top sire in Scandinavia.
Will Land's End bid to become a fourth Danish Derby winner for his sire? These more recent winners include Halfsong and Peas And Carrots who both went on to win the Scandinavian Open Championship later in their careers.
Will Land’s End bid to become a fourth Danish Derby winner for his sire? These more recent Danish Derby winners include Halfsong and Peas And Carrots who both went on to win the Scandinavian Open Championship later in their careers.
2012 and 2013 winner Bank of Burden leads the parade with regular jockey Per-Anders Graberg. The eight-year-old gelding by Hawk Wing starts hot favourite to win it for a third time, having also finished second in 2011 and 2014.
2012 and 2013 winner Bank of Burden leads the parade with regular jockey Per-Anders Graberg. The eight-year-old gelding by Hawk Wing starts hot favourite to win it for a third time, having also finished second in 2011 and 2014.
Berling leads the field on the first turn in the Scandinavian Open Championship, Denmark's only Group 3 contest. Seconds later there is drama when Mekong River (dark blue colours) comes down on the turn giving his rider a heavy fall. The horse is unhurt, while jockey Owen Wilson is lucky to sustain no more than an injury to his hand.
Berling leads the field on the first turn in the Scandinavian Open Championship, Denmark’s only Group 3 contest. Seconds later there is drama when Mekong River (dark blue colours) comes down on the turn giving his rider a heavy fall. The horse is unhurt, while jockey Owen Wilson is lucky to sustain no more than an injury to his hand.
A circuit later and Berling is still in front on the run to the line, while the riderless Bank of Burden was one of two other horses put out of the race in the earlier incident.
A circuit later and Berling is still in front on the run to the line, while the riderless Bank of Burden was one of two other horses put out of the race in the earlier incident.
The Winner Takes It All - winning jockey Dina Danekilde in the checkerboard colours of Benny Andersson's 'Chess Racing'. The eight-year-old Berling is a Montjeu half-brother to 2014 Dewhurst Stakes winner Belardo, though he has something of an Arab-looking head in this shot.
The Winner Takes It All – winning jockey Dina Danekilde in the checkerboard colours of Benny Andersson’s ‘Chess Racing’. The eight-year-old Berling is a Montjeu half-brother to 2014 Dewhurst Stakes winner Belardo, though he has something of an Arab-looking head in this shot.
Family celebrations after Josefin Landgren wins the amateur riders' race on Lucanin. Formerly with Sir Michael Stoute, he's the best bred winner on the card, by Galileo out of the Fillies' Mile winner Teggiano.
Family celebrations after Josefin Landgren wins the amateur riders’ race on Lucanin. Formerly with Sir Michael Stoute, he’s the best bred winner on the card, by Galileo out of the Fillies’ Mile winner Teggiano.
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