Six Things You Didn’t Know About Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

France Chantilly France’s Biggest Horse Race

… including horse races, come with a hefty price tag to attend, tickets to the Arc start at … and the entrance fee is waived for anyone under 18. Comparatively, a general admission ticket to the Kentucky Derby costs $40 six months out …

NY Times Source: Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: 6 Facts About France’s Biggest Horse Race

Japan’s Arc de Triomphe Contender Satono Diamond

Satono Diamond lines up in next weekend’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe attempting to end years of Japanese heartbreak in European racing’s crown jewel. Since El Condor Pasa’s gallant second to Montjeu in 1999 the lure of the Arc has become an obsession in Japanese racing circles. In 2006 Deep Impact was memorably backed through theā€¦ [Read more…]