Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: a rendezvous with the world's greatest horserace!

A world championship at the ParisLongchamp racecourse!

On Sunday, 1 October 2023 (at 4.05pm) the world’s best racehorses will run in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the world’s best horserace according to official ratings.

This historic challenge, which has excited the racing world for more than 100 years, will include equine champions that come from as far as Japan, England, Germany, Ireland and from various regions in France. The stakes are high, as the winner is considered the best horse in the world! These champions will compete in front of 35 000 spectators who have come from all over the world to encourage these fabulous horses with their cries from the ParisLongchamp stand.

The event will be broadcast live in 60 countries and about 250 international journalists will be at ParisLongchamp to report on the day’s action.

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A special offer for British Fans

The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend is part of the farewell tour of England based jockey Frankie Dettori who with 6 victories to his name is the most successful jockey in the history of this race. The many British and Irish racing fans who always flock to ParisLongchamp for this event will hence have another reason to cross the Channel!

As a thank you for their loyalty, France Galop, the organiser of the event, is offering fans a special deal for one month only: enter code ARCTRIUMPH23 and pick up a 2-Day pass for €60 instead of €80 as well as passes to the Winning Post Enclosure for €20 instead of €30 on the Saturday and €40 instead of €65 on the Sunday.

All ticketing offers can be found on the website

A festive weekend with an international flavour

To regale the 35 000 French and international spectators expected during the weekend, the ParisLongchamp racecourse will be offering a wide range of catering options. The famous “Made in France” expertise will be on display in the “Food Garden”, with numerous stands set up along the track as well as a giant 30m long pop-up bar.

A DJ will play music to ensure that the day will continue long into the evening.

A sporting event for all!

This major sporting event is also the perfect opportunity to spend a day in green surroundings. To experience the adrenalin of horse racing, France Galop is offering tickets from €10 on Saturday and €20 on Sunday of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend. And kids under 12 go free!

Link to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe ticketing website: HERE