Horse Races S.A. celebrated its first birthday with a special event at the Racetrack premises at Markopoulo on Saturday February 11, 2017.
The rich race program started at 13:30 and a celebration for the first year of successful operation followed. At the celebratory event, were present all members of the Racing Community as well as important artists and athletes who came to honor and award, with HRSA, those who excelled on the racecourse in 2016.
The intensive work will continue in 2017. OPAP Group wishes to contribute, in cooperation with the racing community, in creating excellent races in Greece that follow international best practices and is aligned with international standards.
From left to right: Mr. K. Alexopoulos Chief Operations Officer of Horse Races SA, Mr. Sp. Fokas Α’ Vice President of Horse Races SA, Mr. Damian Cope Chairman of Horse Races SA, Mr. Od. Christoforou Β’ Vice President of Horse Races SA
Also,Markopoulo Racetrack welcomed on Sunday February 12 the event of the Hellenic Cycling Federation “Start of the Racing Cycling period of 2017”.
The event for the mini categories (ages 8-12) consisted of 4 cross and skill races. Furthermore, for the kids to better get to know the sport and to see horses, a show racehorse took place for the guests.
Finally, the highlight of the day was the demonstration between the Olympic medalist G. Heimonetos who rode with his bike against a horse!