The first edition of the ANZMEX Racing Week was a major success and we would like to thank all the people that made it possible.

Official VIP Launch Dinner - Photo Gallery

This event was held at the Jockey Club of the Hipodromo de las Américas the 4th of November 2013 with the aim of inaugurating the first edition of the ANZMEX Racing Week. Special Guests included; the Ambassadors of Australia and New Zealand; the Australian horse trainner and owner, Sheila Laxon;the Mexican jockey legend, Enrique Gracida; the ANZMEX board; relevant governemental officials and Codere´s directors.

During this event Melbourne Cup was live broadcast while guests enjoyed an Australian menu together with exquisite New Zealand Wine.

To view the photo gallery please click here.


Fashion Coffee- Photo Gallery

During the Fashion Coffee, exclusive designers showcased their accessories for women to prepare their Melbourne Cup outfit for the ANZMEX Racing Lunch. Beautiful hats, scarfs, sun glasses, jewlery and handbags were displayed.  Invitees had the opportunity to meet Sheila Laxon and to enjoy interesting conversations with the women also attending the lunch.

For more information about the designers and to view the photo gallery please click here.


Racing Lunch- Photo Gallery

The event took place at the restaurant "La Terraza" at the Hipódromo de las Américas where friends, members, colleagues and families got together with the aim of celebrating the shared tradition and passion between Australia, New Zealand and México for horse racing. The Melbourne Cup environment was recreated in a Mexican way that involved the Australian, New Zealand and British communities.

Special races were dedicated to ANZMEX and to our guest of honor, Sheila Laxon. Invitees enjoyed a pleasant afternoon betting for their favorite horses and enjoying an extensive buffet.

For more information of this event and to view the photo gallery please click here.


Sheila Laxon´s visit- Photo Gallery

The first female throoughbred horsetrainer to win the Australian cups double visited Mexico from the 3rd to the 12th of November and joined the celebrations of the ANZMEX Racing week as our guest of honor.

Sheila visited different horse trainners and owners both in Mexico City and in Valle de Bravo. She also gave a conference to the Women Executives of the JW Marriott and another one to horse trainers of the Hipodromo de las Américas.

For more information on Sheila´s visit and to view the photo gallery please click here.

To read Sheila's report on her Mexico trip, please click here.


ANZMEX would like to thank its sponsors Air New Zealand and JW Marriott for all their support to make the Racing Week possible.


Also we would like to acknowledge our Institutional Supporters for their collaboration: Australia Embassy, New Zealand Embassy, Austrade, NZT&E, British Chamber of Commerce, Australian Alumni, Charity Coallition, Codere, Paola Hernandez, IMEXDI, HOLA AUNZ, Macquarie, Soluciones 101, PWC and Victorian Racing Club.


If you wish to get involved in next year´s ANZMEX Racing Week please contact Lucía López. to discuss sponsor and supporter opportunities.


Please find below the videos and media articles that have been published on the ANZMEX Racing Week 2013.