Grand Prix d’Amérique 2018

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READLY EXPRESS OVERTHROWS BOLD EAGLE

30 January 2018

In spite of several recalls, the matchup lived up to expectations, with Readly Express finally coming out on top against Bold Eagle. In spite of three recalls, one caused by fav Bold…...

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EPIC FRANCE-SWEDEN MATCHUP ON THE CARDS

25 January 2018

Every year, Sweden’s best trotters take up the challenge in Europe’s major harness race here in Paris. But since the Prix d’Amérique’s first running in 1920, only 6 have succeeded in their…...

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18 GO TO POST FOR THE 2018 PRIX D’AMÉRIQUE

25 January 2018

This 97th edition looks particularly awesome with so many champs going to post. What’s more, the outcome remains in the balance. Bidding to match legendary Ourasi‘s three consecutive Amérique wins, Bold Eagle…...

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GRAND PRIX D’AMÉRIQUE SEEN FROM ABROAD

25 January 2018

How is the Prix d’Amérique seen from abroad? Top US/Canadian driver Yannick Gingras, Italian trainer/driver Marco Smorgon, Dutch driver Robin Bakker and Swedish trainer Stefan Hultman give LeTROT their point of view.…...

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EPIQE TRACKING TO BE LAUNCHED ON SUNDAY

25 January 2018

“LeTROT is very happy to inaugurate its new tracking system for the Grand Prix d’Amérique. This French innovation is a real technological feat and unique on the world stage, geared to the…...

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GRAND PRIX D’AMÉRIQUE SALES, FRENCH TROTTING’S SHOWCASE

24 January 2018

The Prix d’Amérique Sales are a must. Organised by Arqana Trot, they attract buyers worldwide who also take the time during the 2-day event to visit the traditional ‘Expo Etalons’ breeding show.…...

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Grand Prix d'Amérique

Harness racing world championship

Created in 1920 as a tribute to the United States’ commitment to World War 1, the Grand Prix d'Amérique is the planet’s biggest trotting race. The star harness event brings together the World’s best performers over the classic distance of 2,700 meters.

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Facts and figures

35 Countries

which broadcast the Grand Prix d’Amérique on 4 different continents.

1 million

The Gand Prix d’Amérique not only boasts the highest prize money in France but is also the world’s richest race in this discipline.

40 millions

The amount of bets placed, in euros, on just the Grand Prix d’Amérique race. This makes it the most bet-upon race of the year for French punters.

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40 000 Spectateurs
Princesse margot Tee-Shirt Collector by IRO
Patronage

Princess margot

Founded in 2012 by Muriel Hattab, the association PRINCESS MARGOT leads actions in order to improve the daily life of children and teenagers suffering from cancer. Its goal is to improve the well being of the ill children and their families, to fund the projects of partners’ hopitals, to contribute in the research

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Tee-Shirt Collector
by IRO

Well known by the urban fashion’s lovers, the brand IRO offers a poetic and rock’n’roll version of the collector tee-shirt « Grand Prix d’Amerique » 2018.In the context of philanthropy for the « Grand Prix d’Amérique », the association Princesse Margot will receive all the earning from the sell of the collector tee-shirt as well as the earnings of all of the ticket sales at the Vincennes hippodrome on Sunday 28th of January 2018.

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