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Launch of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière!

It's official, the August Meeting opened yesterday at the end of the day after the traditional ribbon cut. Guillaume Capard, 1st deputy mayor, David Parré, general manager of the Resort Barrière de Deauville, partner of the Meeting, Matthieu Vincent, director of racetracks and training centers of France Galop, and Franck Le Mestre, director of the racecourse of Deauville – La Touques, gathered in front of the main arch of the racecourse to open the doors to the summer public.

The international elite of the Galop look forward to seeing you this summer at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse for the Meeting de Deauville Barrière! Until August 30, no less than 23 Group races, including 7 labeled Group 1, will pit the best thoroughbreds from around the world against the most talented jockeys. In the stands or with your feet in the grass, the Meeting plunges you into a holiday spirit to disconnect and enjoy the many family activities.

Inauguration of the Meeting Deauville Barrière 2020 © Marie-Sophie Germain

The biggest races of the summer

Rothschild Prize 2019 © Scoopdyga

Rothschild Prize, Darley Prize Morny and Darley Prize Jean Romanet ... These names resonate like the unmissable events of the summer! This year, 19 days of racing will be held every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The Grand Prix of the Meeting will be scheduled during the Sunday meeting:

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. To know the dates and times, it's here.

> The races agenda in 1 click

Thursday semi-nights

Big news for 2020: the Hippodrome 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 plates, wines, cocktails, cider, savory and sweet pancakes, sandwiches, ice cream ... Every Thursday from 16 p.m. to 23:30 p.m.

Black Type terraces © Marie-Sophie Germain
Black Type and his guinguette spirit © Marie-Sophie Germain
Black Type Food Truck © Marie-Sophie Germain

Entertainment for the whole family

Children can have fun too! Throughout the Meeting, theDeauville-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 - the pedal horse. 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.

> All the activities of the Meeting here

Minippodrome at the Village Galop Kids © Marie-Sophie Germain
Pony baptism © Marie-Sophie Germain
Playground © Marie-Sophie Germain

Free entry for nursing staff

France Galop supports caregivers in the fight against COVID-19 and wishes to thank them by offering them their entry (General Entry category) on its Deauville-La Touques racecourse (upon presentation of their valid professional card at the entrance).


> Online ticketing

Prices :

  • Entrance from € 3 during the week
  • Entrance from € 8 on weekends and public holidays
  • Free for nursing staff and children under 18
  • Parking: free during the week, € 3 on weekends and public holidays

The right plan: the Solo and Duo Passes
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.

Dates and times :

From July 30 to August 30, doors open at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and at 16 p.m. on Thursdays.

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