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Horse Racing Sports Holidays and Tours

As with ITC Sports Travel, our sister company Horse Racing Abroad (HRA) is a long-established, independent tour operator, renowned for its horse racing holidays, industry connections and insight into the racing world, allowing us to take you closer to the action than other companies can even dream about! The relationships that ensure we deliver such experiences have been nurtured by its owner and founder Ian Fry, who remains an integral part of the operation today.

A year-round tour programme takes in the best flat and National Hunt meetings from around the world, the undoubted highlight being the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Horse Racing Abroad’s private Pavilion Grandstand at Longchamp is the envy of all; nobody else can offer reserved seating from such a prime position, the best racecourse catering, special betting facilities and English race commentaries. It’s no wonder that many famous faces from within the British and Irish racing fraternities are to be seen enjoying the facilities – it really is the only place to be!

Other highlights for 2017 include the popular Coolmore & The Irish Guineas, the Irish Champions Weekend, and our exclusive Dubai World Cup tour.

Horse Racing

Deauville - French Guineas

Enjoy superb racing in the picturesque surroundings of Deauville. When combined with golden beaches and gourmet dining, racing at Deauville is one of the most popular weekends in the racing calendar.

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Coolmore Stud & The Irish Guineas

Our hugely popular tour will return to Tipperary in 2017 to enjoy a visit to the traditional Coolmore Stud before going on to experience two days of superb racing at The Curragh racecourse.

Horse Racing

Munich, Grosser Dallymar-Preis

Visit the beautiful city of Munich for a summer city break and a day's racing in Riem, at the Group 1 Grosser Dallymar-Preis.

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Palio di Siena & Castel Monastero

This summer, we are delighted to offer a trip to the Palio di Siena in the beautiful region of Tuscany. The historic horse race is celebrated with the Corteo Storico; a magnificent pageant that includes marching, medieval costumes and a spectacular …

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Oslo, Norwegian Derby

We venture to Oslo for the Norwegian Derby at Ovrevoll Racecourse; join us for a weekend of superb racing and wonderful sightseeing in this popular capital city.

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Irish Champions Weekend

Join us in Dublin for two days of great racing, superb hospitality and sightseeing tours.

Horse Racing

Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

We are honoured to be able to offer fully inclusive racing packages to the event of the year - the 2017 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris - to be held once more at Chantilly Racecourse. Places are limited so BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment!

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Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase

Visit the beautiful and historic city of Prague for the spectacular and physically demanding Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase. An event many race goers won't want to miss out on!

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The Breeders' Cup

The world's best thoroughbred owners, trainers and jockeys converge each Autumn to compete for The Breeders' Cup, deemed the richest prize-money event currently in sports.

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The Melbourne Cup

Join us Down Under for ‘The Race That Stops the Nation’ - The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most prestigious thoroughbred horse racing event and boasts the richest prize in Australian sport.

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Dubai World Cup

Having created a reputation as a high class and colourful sporting event, ITC Sports Travel are happy to be offering a tour with our partners at Horse Racing Abroad as well as a range of tailor-made touring packages to Dubai to suit all tastes and requirements.