Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris | Sport

Prix d'Amérique Opodo Member

from 01 January 2018 to 30 January 2018

2 route de la Ferme - 75012 Paris

Bois de Vincennes - 12e Arrondissement

Restaurant Hippodrome de Vincennes © DR

Description

The Prix d'Amérique is the best-known trotting race in the world. It was founded to honour the American troops' contribution in France during the Great War. This race takes place at Vincennes racecourse, hallowed ground for trotting races and a course that is famous around the world in equestrian circles. Since it was founded in 1920, the Grand Prix d’Amérique has seen 18 champion winners over a distance of 2,700 metres. Today, this race remains one of the most important equestrian meetings in the world with media coverage in 30 countries.

This elite test, followed by millions of spectators, has a total prize money of one million euros. The winner takes home 500,000 euros. The Grand Prix d’Amérique is also the chance to see an exceptional show bringing together over 150 artists. The day concludes withk a great parade: the spectators can cheer on the 18 competitors and also the mounted Lances of the Republican Guard.

Don't miss this major event in late January: it's sure to be an unforgettable experience."

Audience

All public

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Amex

Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

The Paris-Vincennes racecourse, situated in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris, has the reputation of being a mecca for trot. Inaugurated in 1863, it today extends over 42 hectares. It has an exterior 2,000 m track, can accommodate 40,000 people and has 150 boxes for trotters. It plays host to the majority of big French races and international horse events, like the Grand Prix d’Amérique. The Vincennes racecourse has modern facilities for the comfort of visitors, fans and betting fans: 3 catering points and a bar, a 3,000 m² lobby and a giant 160 m² screen.

Voir la carte

Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

2 route de la Ferme
75012 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 46 99 34 29
www.letrot.com/courses-spectacle

  • Subway - Château de Vincennes
  • RER - Joinville-le-Pont
  • Bus - 112, arrêt Carrefour de la Beauté. Navette depuis le RER A les jours de course.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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