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MEETING DE DEAUVILLE BARRIÈRE

AN OUTSTANDING SUMMER SCHEDULE From 2nd to 28th August 2022 Deauville - La Touques Racecourse

BEST SUMMER RACES

1 The international racing elite

MEETING DE DEAUVILLE BARRIÈRE


The international flat racing elite will flock to Deauville-La Touques racecourse this August for the Meeting de Deauville Barrière!


From Tuesday 2nd August to Sunday 28th August 2022, come and watch some fantastic sporting events with a holiday vibe and a host of entertainment activities: mini-racecourse, theme days, discover the world of racing… 


Avid horse racing fans and first-timers alike will enjoy some top-class racing events, featuring the best thoroughbreds from Europe, and even the world, paired with top jockeys!


Come and watch an outstanding series of sporting competitions and cheer on your favourite champions!


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Races every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

In 2022, the racing calendar has been simplified!

Races days are now held every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (except Saturday 13th August) and Sunday, as well as Monday 15th August. 





2 2022 Calendar 

CALENDAR

From 2nd to 28th August 2022



Every Tuesday, Thursday (evening), Saturday (except 13th August) and Sunday, as well as Monday 15th AUgust:
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!  



THE CALENDAR:

- Monday: 15th August
- Tuesdays: 2nd August, 9th August, 16th August, 23th August

- Thursdays (evenings): 4th August, 11th August, 18th August, 25th August

- Saturdays: 6th August, 20th August, 27th August

- Sundays: 7th August, 14th August, 21st August, 28th August



See you at Deauville-La Touques racecourse!



3 Jockey Championships

JOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS


From 2nd to 28th August 2022, the world’s top jockeys will do battle in a series of horse races throughout the Meeting de Deauville Barrière!


Every time they finish in the frame, they will collect points for their tally.


Which jockey will win the championships in 2022?


CALCULATION OF POINTS:

Points scale:
- 1st place: 5 points
- 2nd place: 3 points
- 3rd place: 1 point

Weighting for Group races:
- Group 1: x 4
- Group 2: x 3
- Group 3: x 2



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YOUR SUMMER PLAYGROUND

1 Galop Kids Village

FREE ENTERTAINMENT


Mini-racecourse and pony rides


A unique opportunity to treat your little ones to a free pony ride, for ages 3 and over!

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Get ready for an adventure in the Pony Hop Race!


These new-generation toys will take your children on an adventure into the bouncy world of inflatable horses!


A safe introduction to life in the saddle.


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Mini stables


Your children will love playing hide and seek in our wooden stables set up on the racecourse.

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And plenty of other surprises in store!


Activities and visuals are non-contractual and subject to change by the organiser.

2 Your summer terrace

RACECOURSE GUINGUETTE


Head to the racecourse’s open-air refreshment area for a tasty break every Thursday in August!


Take a seat on the terrace and enjoy the wide range of refreshments and entertainment on offer.


Located in the middle of the racecourse, this area is perfect place to enjoy a drink with your friends in the summer sunshine, or dinner with your family in the shade of the trees.

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Every Tuesday, Saturday (except 13th August), Sunday and Monday 15th August, Deauville racecourse will open at 12 noon.


It’s a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch outdoors.


The Barrière group’s experts have made sure there is something for all tastes and appetites in the various restaurants and refreshment stands.
And every Thursday from 4pm, head to the Black Type for a “guinguette party” until 11.30pm.


The Barrière Group takes reservations for the racecourse’s restaurants:

Tel.: +33 (0)2 31 14 31 14
Email: accueil-casinodeauville@groupebarriere.com


Panoramic Restaurant and its rooftop terrace
The Barrière Group, well-known to Deauville locals, showcases its savoir-faire in a gastronomic menu made using traditional local produce and served in Deauville racecourse’s panoramic restaurant. It is the ideal place to savour a delicious lunch with stunning views of the course (we recommend booking in advance).

Jardins du Paddock and its patio
This fully-glazed restaurant also has an outdoor terrace. It serves a summer menu which is made up of sharing platters of delicious fresh produce (we recommend booking in advance).

Black Type bar and its large, shaded terrace
The Black Type terrace is a must-visit spot in the racecourse, where you can enjoy some nibbles as you sip a drink in the shade of the trees.
This terrace offers unhindered views of the horses as they parade around the paddock before their races. It is also a convivial venue where you can prolong the fun every Thursday after the evening race meeting.

Every Thursday in August, from 4pm to 11.30pm, the Black Type bar is enveloped in a lovely, relaxed atmosphere as racegoers enjoy an evening out with their friends and family on the grass-covered terrace.


*Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink responsibly.


3 The main events during the Meeting de Deauville Barrière

MAIN EVENTS DURING THE MEETING DE DEAUVILLE BARRIÈRE 2022

TUESDAY 2ND AUGUST 2022


Meeting de Deauville Barrière grand opening

A ribbon will be cut at the racecourse entrance at 11.30am to mark the official opening of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière! 

Head to the racecourse entrance at 11.30am.


Prix Rothschild

An outstanding sprint race on Deauville’s stunning home straight!


The Meeting de Deauville Barrière gets off to a strong start with the Prix Rothschild. This is one of the high points of this month of racing action at Deauville.


This Group 1 race, the highest standard of horse race, is reserved for mares aged 3 and over. It is run over a mile distance, making it ideal for speed.
This sprint is especially spectacular to watch because the field thunders down the home straight, just under the spectators’ noses, at speeds of over 60km/h!


Deauville-La Touques racecourse is well known for sprint races down its straight track.

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THURSDAY 4TH AUGUST 2022


First Thursday evening “Guinguette” at the racecourse

On the programme: evening races from 4pm and light refreshments in the Black Type bar.
After the races, kick back in a convivial atmosphere as you listen to some chill-out music on the terrace.


Sire Poneys French Championships

Three pony races are also in store, so you can watch future jockeys in action on Deauville racecourse.


Jockey Association Day

Jockeys take to the spotlight! This day is an opportunity to learn more about these outstanding athletes, both men and women, who compete daily and often line up at the start of several races in one day.

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SUNDAY 7TH AUGUST 2022


LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest

A rare confrontation between sprinters and milers.


This is one of the most hotly-anticipated races at the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, as it is one of very few races run over the intermediate distance of 6 ½ furlongs.


Because of its unusual distance, this race, which is run on the straight track, gives rise to an interesting and very rare confrontation between sprinters – horses that run best over a distance of 5 or 6 furlongs – and milers, whose favourite distance is a mile.  


This sprint always turns out to be spectacular!

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TUESDAY 9TH AUGUST 2022


Secours Populaire Day

Every year, the Meeting de Deauville Barrière invites a hundred or so disadvantaged children to the racecourse to enjoy a special day out courtesy of the Secours Populaire. Since these children are unable to go away on holiday, this gives them a chance to enjoy a fun day out and revel in the excitement of the races with their new friends. They can also take advantage of the superb entertainment on offer.


In 2022, a handful of these children will have the opportunity to learn even more about the racing world by watching the gallops on the racecourse in the morning!


An immersive experience for guaranteed smiles all round!


Two renowned events reserved for purebred Arabs

The day’s racing action includes two Group 1 races – the highest standard of horse race – for purebred Arabs: the Al Rayyan Cup and the Doha Cup.


THURSDAY 11TH AUGUST 2022


Longines Equestrian Challenge Normandy

A new edition of the Longines Equestrian Challenge Normandy. This event brings together teams made up of a racing jockey and a showjumper, who go head-to-head in an interdisciplinary competition.


On the evening of Thursday 11th August, the showjumpers, after benefitting from their partner jockey’s tips, compete in a race at Deauville racecourse. The following day, on the evening of Friday 12th August, the jockeys, coached by their show jumping partner, tackle a show jumping course at the Pôle International du Cheval Longines-Deauville.


Spotlight on the Horse Racing and Breeding Staff Awards  

Throughout this day, whenever a prize is awarded, the spotlight is shone on the 2022 Horse Racing and Breeding Staff Awards, so that everyone can applaud the people working behind the scenes in the racing world.  More information: www.tropheesdupersonnel.fr


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MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2022


Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques le Marois

This race, run on the straight over a distance of a mile, is the most richly-rewarded race of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, with a purse of 1 million euros. This grand prix is one of the fiercest battles between different generations of champions.


Open to male and female horses aged 3 and over, this race pits the rising stars of racing against their more experienced counterparts. Competitors come from all over to Europe to compete, and sometimes even further afield. It is one of the meeting’s most spectacular races!


SUNDAY 21ST AUGUST 2022


Darley Prix Morny

This race is run on the straight over the short distance of 6 furlongs, and the mounts pass the post at speeds of over 60km/h.


The young champions have barely a minute – the time it takes to run the race – to prove their talent!


This race is even famous across the Atlantic, with many American horses travelling over specially to take part.


SATURDAY 27TH AUGUST 2022


Au-Delà des Pistes Day #RaceAndCare

On this day, the Au-Delà des Pistes charity, France Galop’s partner for guiding racecourses into a new career after racing, gives fans an opportunity to see former racing champions perform their new sporting disciplines.
Spectators always love seeing these former champions back in the spotlight! A race on this day will be renamed the Prix #RaceAndCare.



SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST 2022


A day celebrating all things Barrière

The official sponsor of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière will be honoured on the day of the Lucien Barrière Grand Prix de Deauville.


Lucien Barrière Grand Prix de Deauville

The main event on the day devoted to the Barrière Group
This race has Group 2 status, one of the highest standards of horse race. It is reserved for English thoroughbreds aged 3 and over and is run over the rare distance of a mile and 4 ½ furlongs, which requires both speed and stamina.
The winner of this race often has its sights set on running in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the world’s greatest horse race, will be held on Sunday 2nd October 2022 at ParisLongchamp racecourse.

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Schedule, events and visuals are non-contractual and subject to change by the organiser.


4 The horse racing experience

LEARN ALL THE SECRETS OF RACING


In the Beginners’ Area, located on the edge of the course, come and meet our racing experts who will teach you all about horse racing and will give you plenty of tips to help you understand the various rules.


Take advantage of this unique opportunity to watch the start of a race from the starting gates. Every day, you get the chance to win special passes (limited places available) when you visit the Beginners’ Area. Excitement guaranteed, in the thick of the action!


To get a closer look behind the scenes at the racecourse, you can reserve a guided tour from €8 per person.

The discovery tour gives you the chance to learn about racing in a unique setting!

Learn about the 6 key stages involved in life at the racecourse, which are presented during this tour – Stables, Parade ring, Weighing in, Betting, Race and Victory – by scanning the QR Codes with your smartphone. This activity is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the secrets of horse racing.


You get to go home with a special souvenir and can even meet some famous jockeys in our autograph signing sessions!

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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


The Barrière group is a long-running partner of the horse world.


In the Resort Barrière Deauville-Trouville, this is expressed by the group’s commitment to the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, the Pôle International du Cheval, Arqana and the Barrière Deauville Polo Cup.

Elegance, expertise, creativity, skill, excellence, tradition... All values that have forged the reputation and signature of Barrière, and all values that can also be found at equestrian events. Both championing excitement and excellence, Barrière and the equestrian world have a shared vision.

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Founded in 1912 by François André and expanded by Lucien Barrière, Diane Barrière-Desseigne and Dominique Desseigne, Barrière have developed unparalleled offers in the luxury leisure industry, based on their quest for operational excellence, top-quality services and French art de vivre.


Today, it boasts 33 casinos, 1 gaming club, 18 hotels (most 5-star, plus a Palace in Courchevel) and more than 140 restaurants and bars, including the famous Fouquet’s in Paris (also in 9 other destinations) and hosts around 3,500 shows and events every year.

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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


TICKETS


Racecourse gates open:
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday:
12.00am to 7.30pm
Thursday (evening): 4pm to 11.30pm


Prices:

- Free for under 12s
(General entry category).
You will be issued a pass at the racecourse entrance so that your children can enter the racecourse.

- From €5, available in advance on our ticketing website, or €10 on the gate.

Bundled passes for the Meeting:
- Solo Pass from €20
- Duo Pass from €30

Parking: Free on weekdays  
presale tickets available for €3 on our ticketing website and €5 on the day.


BOOK NOW


For safety reasons, pets are not allowed inside the racecourse.



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



For security reasons, pets are forbidden.

3 Catering

REFRESHMENTS


A varied catering offer to satisfy all tastes


Packages for 2022 available soon.


Reservations via the Barrière Group for the racecourse’s restaurants:
Tel.: +33 (0)2 31 14 31 14
Email: accueil-casinodeauville@groupebarriere.com


Panoramic Restaurant and its rooftop terrace
The Barrière Group, well-known to Deauville locals, showcases its savoir-faire in a gastronomic menu made using traditional local produce and served in Deauville racecourse’s panoramic restaurant. It is the ideal place to savour a delicious lunch with stunning views of the course (we recommend booking in advance).

Jardins du Paddock and its patio
This fully-glazed restaurant also has an outdoor terrace. It serves a summer menu which is made up of sharing platters of delicious fresh produce (we recommend booking in advance).

Black Type bar and its large, shaded terrace
The Black Type terrace is a must-visit spot in the racecourse, where you can enjoy some nibbles as you sip a drink in the shade of the trees.
This terrace offers unhindered views of the horses as they parade around the paddock before their races. It is also a convivial venue where you can prolong the fun every Thursday after the evening race meeting.

Every Thursday in August, from 4pm to 11.30pm, the Black Type bar is enveloped in a lovely, relaxed atmosphere as racegoers enjoy an evening out with their friends and family on the grass-covered terrace.


*Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink responsibly.


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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@france-galop.com



3 Contact


If you have any question, please contact us: 


webmaster@france-galop.com

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