Horse Racing

Taking Horse Racing Excitement Global

Fans of the Sport of Kings can now enjoy more worldwide horse racing destinations with a wider selection of hotel options after the release of further opportunities through specialist operator, Horse Racing Abroad.

Horse Racing

Horse Racing Abroad is part of International Travel Connections (ITC) and has brands which also arrange tours around Cricket, Formula 1, Rugby, Golf and MotoGP.

The company has been offering tours to a variety of horse racing events for over 37 years with its first ever event being to Paris for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 1975. Since 1981 it has benefited from its own private Grandstand at Longchamp for exclusive client use with reserved seating, ensuring minimal queues and spacious viewing areas.

What’s available for 2013-14?

For 2013-14 the selection has increased to 11 destinations, including the return of some old favourites: Istanbul for the International Festival at Veliefendi; south west France for The Grand Steeplechase de Pau; and India for the Mumbai Derby & The Queen’s Cup in Calcutta.

A totally new tour to the elegant resort of St.Moritz has been added for an unforgettable weekend of White Turf racing.

Racing calendar


23rd – 26th May: Coolmore Stud & The Irish Guineas

27th – 30th June: Weekend in Jersey

16th – 19th August: Festival Weekend in Deauville, France

6th – 9th September: Istanbul

4th – 7th October: Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Paris

11th – 14th October: Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase, Prague

29th October – 4th November: The Breeders’ Cup, USA


18th – 21st January: The Grand Steeplechase De Pau, France

31st January – 3rd February: White Turf, St Moritz

29th January – 9th Februay: Mumbai & Kolkata

25th – 31st March: Dubai World Cup

Interested in getting more information? You can telephone Horse Racing Abroad on 01244 355 580 or visit

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