The Rothschild Prize, an incredible race in a straight line!
End of July

This Group 1 race, the highest level of the competition, is reserved for mares aged 3 and over. It is disputed over a distance of 1 meters, the Mile, which favors speed. A spectacular race for the public because the peloton, launched at more than 600 km / h, passes close to the crowd, a few centimeters from the spectators!

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LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest, a rare confrontation between the Sprinters and the Milers
Early August

It is one of the most awaited races of the Meeting of Deauville Barrière, because it is one of the only European meetings on the intermediate distance of 1 meters. Thanks to this originality, this race contested in a straight line allows an interesting and unusual confrontation between the sprinters, specialists in distances between 300 to 1 meters, and the Milers, whose preferred distance is 000 meters.

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The spectacular Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois and his record endowment
Mid August
It is also run in a straight line over a distance of 1 meters. It is the most endowed Grand Prix of the Deauville Barrière Meeting with 600 million euros to be shared for the first five of the race. Open to horses, males and females, 1 years and over, it can oppose young hopefuls to their confirmed elders. The champions come from all over Europe for this race and sometimes even from further afield. It is one of the most spectacular races of the Meeting.


Al Rayyan Cup Prix Kesberoy & Doha Cup Prix Manganate, thoroughbreds take to the track
Two Group 1 races honor Arab thoroughbreds. One is for 3-year-old horses and the second for 4-year-old and older horses, which are already confirmed horses. The Arabian thoroughbreds are at the origin of the race acclaimed in galloping races, the English thoroughbred. In the XNUMXth century, oriental stallions were crossed with broodmares of the English breed, thus giving birth to the English thoroughbred breed, renowned for its speed.


Darley Prix Morny, the recognition of the best young sprinter
Around August 20
This straight line event is contested over a short distance of 1 meters at a high speed of over 200 km / h as it crosses the finish post. The young champions have barely one minute, the clock of this race, to make a difference! The same day, the Deauville-La Touques racecourse also hosts the Darley Prix Jean Romanet, another Group 60 race reserved for 1-year-old mares which is run over 4 meters.


The Lucien Barrière Grand Prix de Deauville, the race that heralds the following
Last weekend in August
This race, labeled Group 2, is reserved for English thoroughbreds aged 3 and over. It takes place over the rare distance of 2 meters, which requires speed and handling. It is not uncommon for its winner to set the goal of being at the start of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, the largest race in the world which takes place in October at the Hippodrome de ParisLongchamp.


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