Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe
Date: October 3rd & 4th
Location: Longchamp Racecourse
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The Quatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is Paris's most prestigious horse racing weekend. With over 6.7 million euros (equivalent to around 10 million dollars) in prize money the finest international horses will be gunning for glory in the 16 thoroughbred races being held over these two days.
Part of the prestigious World Series Racing Championship, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe attracts around 70,000 people from all over the world and is particularly popular with the British.
For such a famous event tickets are incredibly reasonable and so why not dust off your best hat and head off to the races.
Area Bois de Boulogne
Transport Metro - Porte Maillot, Porte d'Auteuil
There will be a free shuttle bus connecting these metro stations with the racecourse from 11:00am to 8:00pm.
Opening Hours Racecourse opens at 11am.
Proceedings get underway at 1:15pm
Ticket Price Saturday 3 October 2009 €4
Sunday 4 October €8
Free for children / Free for disabled
Tickets are available at the turnstiles
Web Site www.prixarcdetriomphe.com