Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris | Sport

Grand Prix d'Amérique

from 30 January 2022 to 30 January 2022

2 route de la Ferme - 75012 Paris

Bois de Vincennes - 12e Arrondissement


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 with a great parade: spectators can cheer on the 18 competitors and also the mounted Lances of the Republican Guard.

Don't miss this major event in January for an unforgettable experience.


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Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

The Paris-Vincennes racecourse, located in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes to the east of Paris, is nicknamed "the temple of trotting". Inaugurated in 1863, it covers 42 hectares. It has a 2,000-metre outdoor track, a capacity of 40,000 people and 150 boxes for trotters. It hosts most of the major French races and international horse events, such as the Grand Prix d'Amérique. The Vincennes racecourse has modern and unique facilities: 3 catering areas and a bar, a 3,000m² hall, a 160m² giant screen...

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Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

2 route de la Ferme
75012 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 49 77 17 17

  • Subway - Château de Vincennes
  • RER - Joinville-le-Pont
  • Bus - 112
  • Shuttle from the RER A on race days.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical

Accessibility information

- Motor disabilities: car park with adapted parking space(s), level access, adapted sanitary facilities equipped with a transfer bar and a washbasin with a recessed lower part, stairs with compensation system (lift, lift, inclined plane).

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