Pilvenmäki harness racing racecourse is situated in Pilvenmäki district in the town of Forssa, approximately 2 km from town centre. It takes about 1 and half hour to came and visit Pilvenmäki racecourse from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Pilvenmäki was founded in 1949 and is one of the oldest racecourses in Finland still operating in same place. These days Pilvenmäki racecourse is for racing, experiences, good local food and – of course horses.
Pilvenmäki has about 21 harness racing racedays per year, but every day there are over 200 horses training in Pilvenmäki horse training fields. In addition course is used for pony races and other events, such as dog shows, Pick-Nick vintage car event and motorcycle races. We have restaurant where we use as much as possible local ingredients. The restaurant is for 370 peoples and the whole area could serve over 35 000 people in same time. There are also provided veterinarian services in the Pilvenmäki area.
Annual biggest harness racing event is called Kuninkuusravit, a special event for Finnish coldblooded mares and stallions. Kuninkuusravit has been held there in Pilvenmäki in 1968, 1988 and 2006. The next time when Kuninkuusravit is in Pilvenmäki will be 2021. Kuninkuusravit gathers over 50 000 peoples to celebrate new “The King” and “The Queen”.