Danedream and Novellist keep Germany in racing spotlight
Johnny Murtagh riding Novellist to win The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. (Getty Images)
September 25th, 2013
12:03 PM ET

Danedream and Novellist keep Germany in racing spotlight

They say that delightful spa town of Baden-Baden in south west Germany is just so good that you have to say its name twice.

With its tree-lined avenues, beautiful canal and breathtaking gardens, it’s hard to disagree. In the mid-19th century the town became a favorite among the rich and famous as a holiday destination. They came for the spas, for the uber-elegant casino, the opulent hotels and, of course, the horse racing.

It feels like a place that has resisted the passage of time and still proudly clings to its tradition. FULL POST

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