True sporting event devoted to all riding lovers, Grand Prix d’Amérique is much more than a harness racing. Held every year on the last Sunday of January, the race is a genuine show American way gathering 40,000 enthusiasts, amateurs and of course professionals meeting in Vincennes – hippodrome de Paris.
The day is just incredible: in addition to attend a race featuring the world best thoroughbreds, we discover American shows with a great American parade including 450 artists, dance, acrobatics, vaulting, followed by a cheerleaders show and over 150 Harley Davidsons, please!
This Sunday January 28, 2018, horses will run for 2,700-m for spectators’ greatest happiness. Indeed, this Grand Prix d’Amérique is reserved for horses from 4 to 10 years old, excluding geldings, who won at least €180,000 for the 6 years old horses, €250,000 for the 7 to 10 (including €16,000 in harness racing the previous year – conditions 2010), facing off for a common cause, Princesse Margot, an association that will receive the whole revenues of the admission tickets and the benefits of the shirts sold for this Grand Prix.
Prix d’Amérique 2018 programming:
Note that a collector shirt of this day signed IRO will be on sale for €25. In limited edition, this creation will be the occasion to support Princesse Margot while keeping a souvenir of the race.
On 28 January 2018
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vincennes - Hippodrome de Paris
2 route de la Ferme
75012 Paris 12
tarif normal: 6,8 €
entrée + parking: 8,8 €
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