Prix de Diane in Chantilly
On Sunday 19th of June, the most prestigious race for fillies will take place. For the 167th edition of the Prix de Diane, Chantilly racecourse is hosting the event for one of the most renowned horse races in the world.
This year 9 races are scheduled to offer the public the most exceptional races possible. You will be able to watch the Prix Longines Future Racing Stars is contested by some of the world’s best and best talented young riders in the world and also the Championnat du Monde Longines Fegentri – Prix de la Reine Amélie will crowns this year’s best lady rider.
But the most prestigious race of the day is the Prix de Diane, created in 1843. This race is a Group 1 race, one of the highest category of horse races, and is only open to fillies. Every year it crowns the best 3-year-old filly in Europe over a distance of 2 100 meters. This is own the most prestigious race as it boats a purse of a million euros. The winner of the Prix de Diane is highly likely to line up at the start of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, which takes place in Chantilly this year, on the 2nd of October.
Prix de Diane: Chantilly racecourse – Sunday 19th June 2016 at 4.15pm
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