BARRIÈRE DEAUVILLE MEETING

From 30th July to 30th August 2020 Deauville - La Touques Racecourse

BEST SUMMER RACES

1 The international racing elite

BARRIÈRE DEAUVILLE MEETING


The international racing elite flock to Deauville-La Touques racecourse every August to take part in the Barrière Deauville Meeting!


From Thursday 30th July to Sunday 30th August 2020, come and watch some fantastic racing action in a convivial atmosphere and revel in the holiday spirit as you enjoy a host of free entertainment: mini-racecourse for kids, themed days, introductions to racing, etc. The racecourse’s vast open spaces make it easy to respect the current social distancing guidelines, for everyone’s safety.


Whether you are an avid racing fan or a first-time racegoer, you are sure to enjoy the thrill of these top-class events that feature talented thoroughbreds from all over the world paired with the world’s best flat jockeys! Come and watch a series of thrilling sporting events and cheer the champions past the post!

Races every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.


In 2020, the racing calendar has been simplified. This summer, race days will be organised every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The Meeting’s Grand Prix will all be scheduled on Sundays.


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2 The races to watch

MUST-WATCH RACES


PRIX ROTHSCHILD

Sunday 2nd August 2020 - An incredible sprint race!


Group I

Distance: 1 mile sprint



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LARC PRIX MAURICE DE GHEEST
Sunday 9th August 2020 - A rare competition featuring sprinters and milers!


Group I

Distance : 6 ½ furlong sprint


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AL RAYYAN CUP PRIX KESBEROY & DOHA CUP PRIX MANGANATE


Thursday 13th August 2020 – Two superb races for purebred Arabs


Group I

 Distance :1 mile 2 furlongs



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PRIX GUILLAUME D’ORNANO – HARAS DU LOGIS SAINT-GERMAIN


Saturday 15th August 2020  - An unmissable race for promising youngsters


Group II

Distance : 1 mile 2 furlongs

 

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PRIX DU HARAS DE FRESNAY-LE-BUFFARD – JACQUES LE MAROIS


Sunday 16th August 2020 - The meeting’s most richly-rewarded race!


Group I

Dist : 1 mile


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DARLEY PRIX MORNY


Sunday 23rd August 2020 Won by the best young sprinter


Group I

Distance : 6 furlong sprint


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DARLEY PRIX JEAN ROMANET


Sunday 23rd August 2020 – A challenge for experienced champions


Group I

Distance : 1 mile 2 furlongs



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DARLEY PRIX KERGORLAY


Sunday 23rd August 2020 – A real test of stamina


Group II

Distance : 1 mile 7 furlongs



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LUCIEN BARRIÈRE GRAND PRIX DE DEAUVILLE


Sunday 30th August 2020 – The highlight of a fantastic race day dedicated to the Barrière Group.


Group II

Distance : 1 mile 4 ½ furlongs



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3 2020 Calendar 

2020 CALENDAR/

A TOP-CLASS SUMMER EVENT


 From 30th July to 30th August 2020



 

Every Tuesday, Thursday (evening), Saturday and Sunday: top jockeys, the summer’s most thrilling races and the excitement of top-class sport!


A series of fantastic sporting events held in a convivial atmosphere, with a holiday spirit that encourages you to relax: chill-out zone on the edge of the track, sun loungers, picnic tables, food trucks… You can also take advantage of our free entertainment, including pony rides and introductions to horse racing!

 


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Dates for 2020


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Every Tuesday, Thursday (evening), Saturday and Sunday from 30th July to 30th August! 

30th July

1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 27th, 29th, 30th August.



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4 Jockey Championship

JOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP


From 30th July to 30th August 2020, the world’s top jockeys will do battle in a series of horse races throughout the Barrière Deauville Meeting!


First, second or third, every place bumps up your tally. Which jockey will win the championships in 2020?


Rankings on Tuesday 20th August 2019:


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YOUR SUMMER PLAYGROUND

1 Galop Kids Village


FREE ACTIVITIES AND SNACKS HANDED OUT TO CHILDREN ALL MEETING LONG!


French, family-run group Andros is a proud sponsor of the Galop Kids Village. On every race day in August, they will treat children on Deauville-La Touques racecourse to an afternoon snack! In total, around 8,500 snacks will be handed out, all made in France.




*Mini racecourse and pony rides*


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Sack races and hobby-horse races


All young racegoers are invited to take part in our sack races and hobby-horse races organised on the racecourse.


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…Plus PONYCYCLE®, just like a real pony and PonyHop races!


Hop on for an adventure! These new-generation rocking horses will take your children on  a wonderful ride!


A safe introduction to life in the saddle.


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2 Your summer terrace


WINE & DINE OUTDOORS AT THE RACECOURSE!


Eke out the pleasure every Thursday this August at the racecourse « Guinguette »!

Join the in-crowd for a open-air extravaganza of fine dining and sport.


Located in the very heart of the racecourse, this new summer hang-out allows you to enjoy a drink in the fresh air, comfortably seated with your family and friends in the shade of the trees

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 The Black Type bar will stay open until 11.30pm

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3 Themed Days at the 2020 Barrière Meeting

THEMED DAYS AT THE 2020 BARRIÈRE MEETING


Thursday 30th July - *Grand Opening of the Barrière Deauville Meeting*


To mark the first of the 19 race days featured in the summer calendar at Deauville racecourse, a ribbon will be cut to declare the Barrière Deauville Meeting officially open! An opening party will also be held in the racecourse’s open-air bar.


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Tuesday 4th August - * Restaurant Day*


The seaside town’s most reputed eateries will take centre stage on this themed day. Spectators will have the chance to win vouchers to spend in these restaurants.  

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Saturday 8th August -  Jockey Association Day*


Come and meet the jockeys at the racecourse.

A special draw will give spectators the chance to join a jockey in the parade ring and rub shoulders with a horse’s entourage in the grandstand.



Friday 11th August - *Charity Day*

 

The aim of this charity day is to shine the spotlight on the many, often local, charities that have worked tirelessly during the heath crisis:


Secours Populaire Français: A French charity that takes care of disadvantaged children from the neighbouring departments who are unable to go away on holiday.

https://www.secourspopulaire.fr/

 

Les Soroptimist: Rolls out various actions to help women in the racing industry (shared custody, access to housing, training, career changes, etc.)


Le Lion’s Club & Le Rotary in Deauville la Touques


Just World International: A non-profit organisation that transforms the lives of children by financing educational and nutritional programmes.

https://www.justworldeurope.org/

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4 The horse racing experience

HORSE RACING SIMULATOR


Get a jockey's eye view on the racing experience.


Learn to ride like a jockey, experience new sensations, challenge your loved ones, and enjoy some unique and unforgettable family fun.


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LEARN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT RACING


In this special area, first-time racegoers can learn all they need to know about the Sport of Kings. Our experts are on hand to share all the secrets of this exceptional sport.


There are plenty of prizes up for grabs such as the opportunity to watch a race from right next to the stalls.


An exceptional experience!

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OUR PARTNERS

1 Barrière, official sponsor of the Deauville Meeting
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OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE MEETING DE DEAUVILLE


Barrière is the brand name under which the hotels, casinos and restaurants run by two different groups – Groupe Lucien Barrière (GLB) and Société Fermière du Casino Municipal de Cannes (SFCMC) – are marketed.

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Founded in 1912 by François André and subsequently expanded by Lucien Barrière, Diane Barrière-Desseigne and Dominique Desseigne, Barrière have developed unparalleled offers in the high-end leisure industry, based on a desire for operational excellence, top-quality services and French art de vivre. Today, they boast 33 casinos, 1 gambling club, 18 hotels (mainly 5-star, plus one Palace in Courchevel) and more than 140 restaurants and bars, including the famous Fouquet’s in Paris (as well as in 9 other destinations) and host around 3,500 shows and events every year.


The turnover of the two Groups was 1.24 billion euros for the financial year ending 31st October 2019. They have around 7,000 employees.


Barrière are well-known in catering circles, with around 2 million meals served, as well as in the leisure industry with their 15 spas, 1 thalassotherapy centre in La Baule, 1 balneotherapy centre in Ribeauvillé, 3 golf courses and 2 tennis clubs, and the name stands out among the various resorts established in internationally-renowned tourist destinations.



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2 Our other partners

- OUR OTHER PARTNERS - 


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Official timekeeper of Deauville-La Touques racecourse


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USEFUL INFO

1 Tickets and plan

TICKETS


Racecourse opening times:
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday: 11.30 am to 7.30 pm
Thursday (twilight): 4 pm to 10:30 pm



- Free for children under 18.


-  Free for health-care workers

France Galop supports heathcare workers in the fight against COVID-19 and would like to thank them by offering *free entry to Deauville - La Touques racecourse (upon presentation of their current professional ID).

*general public entrance


- From 3 on weekdays -Online special price. From €5 on-site

- From €5 on weekends and bank holidays Online special price. From €8


Meeting membership ticket :

Solo Pass from 20 euros


Parking : Free on weekdays  

Weekends and bank holidays €3 Online special price and €5 on-site.




CORONAVIRUS


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For security reasons, pets are forbidden.


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2 How to get to the racecourse

HOW TO GET TO THE RACECOURSE


ADDRESS:

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


BY TRAIN:

SNCF station: 

Deauville (from Paris Saint-Lazare)

Tel: 00 33 8 92 35 35 35


BY CAR:

A13 Paris-Caen motorway
– Turn off at the Deauville junction
– Follow the road into the town centre
– After the train station, turn left down Avenue de la République
– Before the church, turn left towards Saint Arnoult
– The racecourse is 400m along the road, on your left.
Car parks payable on entry: €3


BY TAXI:

Deauville-Trouville taxis: Tel.: +33 (0)2 31 87 11 11


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For security reasons, pets are forbidden.

3 Catering

- OUR OFFERS IN 2020 -


A varied catering offer to satisfy all tastes

 
For an open-air lunch with outstanding views of the racing action, head to Deauville racecourse – located in the very heart of the seaside resort – every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday.  


Every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, Deauville racecourse will open at 11:30am.


It is an opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch, chosen from the wide variety of catering options offered by the Barrière Group’s experts: gourmet menu in the Panoramic Restaurant, summer menu in the Jardins du Paddock restaurant, plus food stalls and food trucks offering fresh, seasonal cuisine: oysters, sharing platters, wines, cocktails, ciders, sweet and savoury pancakes, sandwiches, ice creams, and much more.


Every Thursday, from 4pm, the Black Type bar will open Deauville’s largest grassy terrace and will serve until 11.30pm.

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Reservations for the racecourse’s restaurants taken by the Barrière Group:


Race days : +33 (0)2 31 14 20 53
Non race days: +33 (0)2 31 14 31 14

MEDIA & CONTACT

1 Media


MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT


Héléna DUPUY

medias@france-galop.com
+33 1 49 10 22 50


MEDIAROOM


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2 Groups & Corporate


GROUPS & CORPORATE

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For any group or corporate enquiries, please contact us:


- By phone: +33 1 49 10 20 65
- By email: groupes[at]france-galop.com

3 Contact

If you have any question, please contact us: 


webmaster[at]france-galop.com

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