Ovrevoll_1998.JPG (13639 bytes) OVREVOLL RACECOURSE  
Ovrevoll racecourse is situated about 8 miles west of Oslo City Centre at the head of the Oslo Fjord. It is Norways only racecourse and has a truf track and an all weather surface. Racing takes place from April to December.
  The racecourse was opened in 1932 by King Haaken VII.

 

 
The principal race is the Norwegian Derby held each August. In 2003 Lights Out won the Derby and St Leger at the course before going on to win the Danish St Leger.

 

  The most valuable race is the Group 3 Marit Sveaas Memorial. In 1996 Kill The Crab won the race having claimed the Norwegian 1000 and 2000 Gunieas in 1995.  
If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email johnslusar@fsmail.net