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Live the experience

of the Summer Meeting

The racing universe is unique: exciting, precise, moving, precise. Since 1864 - the date of its construction - the professionals at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse have been keen to share their passion with the public. Trainers, jockeys, lads ... every day in summer, they are there to accompany you in their world.

Summer meetingAPRH

Go behind the scenes

Deauville-La Touques Racecourse Valentin Desbriel - Scoopdyga

Who has never dreamed of discovering the hidden side of racing, which only professionals know? Each day of the races, take advantage of guided tours to explore the racecourse, from the weigh-in room to the stables. The start of the visit is with the PMU green truck installed in front of the slopes.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays departure at 11:30 a.m., 13:30 p.m., 14:30 p.m. and 15:30 p.m.
Thursdays departure at 16 p.m., 30 p.m. and 19 p.m.

Book the guided tour

Relax at the tavern


The summer chill out event! Every Thursday, tables are set at the Black Type for the most trendy open air associated with a gourmet, musical and sporting program. The races start halfway through the night and spectators can spend the afternoon in a Guinguette atmosphere and extend the evening after the races at the Black Type bar. We sit comfortably on its huge lawn terrace to share an aperitif with friends or family bought from the stands and other food trucks: oysters, cold cuts, salmon dishes, wines, cocktails, cider, savory and sweet pancakes, sandwiches, ice cream ... Every Thursday from 16 p.m. to 23:30 p.m.

Laugh at the Village Galop Kids

Inflatable games at the Galop Kids Village Scoopdyga

Children can have fun too! For a month, the Deauville-La Touques racecourse hosts the Village Galop Kids, an entertainment area dedicated to children. Activities for all ages, and for all tastes, such as pony baptisms, sack races, stick horse races and ponycycle races, pedal horse races. Every day of the races, Andros snacks will be offered to children. Enough to replenish your energy to continue to enjoy the many free activities offered in this play area. Big novelty this year: inflatable and bouncing horses! And to share memories, an Instant Photobooth in the form of a starting stall will be installed in the alleys of the racecourse for original photos.

Everything is thought and implemented to get acquainted with the world of horse and racing while having fun!

Meet the coaches

Signing session with Christophe SoumillonScoopdyga

In a friendly atmosphere, coaches welcome you to answer all your questions and help you discover the world of this exceptional sport. Pay attention to the explanations of the coaches, they will reveal all the secrets of these horse races to you! The older ones will even have the chance to learn about horse betting and learn to decipher the odds displayed on the racetrack! This space is also the starting point for behind-the-scenes tours of the Deauville-La Touques racecourse.

Admire the horses at the presentation round

Presentation round Valentin DESBRIEL - Scoopdyga

See you at the presentation round! Last airlock before access to the slopes, it is here that you can admire the horses before the big start. The jockeys parade there with their mount then get into the saddle after having received the last instructions from the trainers. Owners, spectators and even bettors gather there to take their places at the show. In such a jovial and festive atmosphere, why not take the opportunity to bet on your favorite! Locate the coats - in the colors of horse owners - that will allow you to follow your horse during the race.

Vibrate in the stands

Atmosphere in the stands!Quentin Bertrand / APRH

Sit in the stands to see the horses rushing on the track. You will like to take part in the growing encouragement of the public mixed with the low and powerful rumble of gallops on the track. The sensations are even stronger at the foot of the stands.

Trace the history of the racecourse through an exhibition

archive image on a racing day City of Deauville

On the occasion of its 160th anniversary of Deauville, an exhibition "Hippodrome Deauville-La Touques, 160 years of History" invites you to explore the history and transformation of the Deauville-la Touques racecourse since its creation in 1864, located in the first rank of flat racetracks in France by the number of meetings and group races. Archive images representing the major events that marked the racecourse: the transition from wooden stands to a concrete structure, the polo square, the Yearling sales, the creation of the training center recognized today for to be one of the biggest in Europe, the gala of races ...

Discover the exhibition


Attend the biggest races -

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Signing session with Alexis Badel

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Vibrate in the stands -

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Coloring workshop at the Galop Kids Village

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Relaxation area in front of the slopes -


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Useful information

To book online, it's here.

Prices :

  • Entrance from € 3 during the week
  • Entrance from € 5 on weekends and public holidays
  • Free for children under 18 and nursing staff

Parking : free during the week, 3 € on weekends and public holidays

The good plan: Pass Solo and Pass Duo. On holiday in the region, amateur or enthusiast, take advantage of the Solo and Duo offers to attend all the racing days of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, from just € 20.

Deauville-La Touques Racecourse
45 avenue Hocquart de Turtot
14800 Deauville

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