St-Hubert Derby: eleven years running

Photo: Bethann G. Merkle

Bonhomme Carnaval waves to the crowd from the back of a sleigh pulled by a matching pair of Belgians.

For eleven years running, Carnival fans have been cheering from the sidelines as horses drawing sleighs race through snowy obstacle courses. This year, on February 8 and 9, the races, known as the St-Hubert Derby, took place in Place George V, between the National Assembly and the Manège Militaire.