The Swedish Derby (1918-2018)

Sunday July 15th 2018

Sunday July 15 will be a very special day within Swedish Horseracing. The Swedish Derby is celebrating its 100 birthday. The “Blue Ribbon of Swedish Thoroughbred Racing” is going strong and a high class field will continue the story into the second century. 

As in many other countries, leading owners and breeders, many years ago, took the initiative to introduce national Derby races, of course inspired by the famous original at Epsom in England. The first Swedish Derby – Svenskt Derby – was staged in July 1918 at Jägersro Racecourse in Malmö. The Home of all Swedish Derbys since.

The Derby this year will be worth a 3 000 000 SEK (315 000 Euro). The whole raceday will offer pricemoney close to 7 000 000 SEK (735 000 Euro). A modern big crowd is expected and there will be a lot of opportunities to celebrate Derby Day.


The Panorama restaurant will offer a special Derby Buffet , Derby Garden Café will have sandwiches, cakes, tea, coffee etc. Several bars will serve Champagne, wine, beer. A variety of fast food will be available all over the public area. There will be a section, Derby Kidz, for families and children with entertainment and activities. Style and fashion will be highlighted and both men and women can compete in “Hats of the Day”.

If you are looking for corporate entertainment opportunities please call or mail, Bo Gillborg +46 708-420936

If you would like to make a booking at the Panorama Restaurant please call 040-6718249.

Entrance is 150 SEK, children up to 18 is free.

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SWEDISH  DERBY 2018 (ENTERED)                                                
3.000.000 kr                                  2400 dt

300.000 kr                                     2400 dt

CITY OF MALMÖ TROPHY (ENTERED)                                               
500.000 kr                                      1730 dt

TAITTINGER DERBY DAY SPRINT (ENTERED)                               
500.000 kr                                      1200 dt

LAND ROVER DERBY DAY SUMMER CUP (HCP 3+)                       
400.000 kr                                      2400 dt

ZAWAWI CUP Gr 3 (WFA 3+)                                                               
1.000.000 kr                                   1200 dt

500.000 kr                                      1730 dt

500.000 kr                                      1730 dt

100.000 kr                                      2400 dt

DERBY JUVENILE (WFA2)                                                                       
200 000 kr                                      1200 dt