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Maisons-Laffitte Racecourse

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Maisons-Laffitte Racecourse

The Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte at 1 avenue de la Pelouse in the northwestern Parisian suburb of Maisons-Laffitte in France is a turf horse racing facility and track for Thoroughbred flat racing. Opened in 1878 by Joseph Oller, inventor of the pari-mutuel machine, it sits on 92 hectares that belonged to the wealthy banker Jacques Laffitte.

The nearby Château de Maisons-Laffitte is home to The Museum of the Racehorse.

Open from early March through to the end of November, currently the major annual Conditions races at Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte include the:


  • France Galop website for Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte (French language)

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