From July 4 to 23 August, the Summer Meeting 2014 of Hippodrome Cote d’Azur offers the magic of races with theme nights, shows, free entertainment…
Unique and iconic, the Hippodrome Cote d’Azur in Cagnes-sur-Mer is the ideal place, offering spectacular races, with theme nights, shows, entertainment for children, catering for all tastes and all budgets, for the whole family to relax and enjoy the French Riviera nights.
The magic of horse races
Magic of races with 9 Meetings Premium, Races in Nocturne and Semi-Nocturne, and 6 Fireworks unfolding over the sea on July 4, 12, 19 and 25 and August 15 and 23.
Coming to the Hippodrome Cote d’Azur is to experience the magic of racing at night, to easily hang out in a beautiful setting, where neither traffic nor the urban frenzy disturb the good mood.
Conviviality and pleasure
Conviviality reigns on the Hippodrome Cote d’Azur, in a mixture of passion and excitement when the horses are about to cross the finish line to the cheers of bettors and the children shouts of joy, delighted to be rewarded with a ride, an ice cream or a treat…
Summer Meeting Highlights
Friday, July 4: Launch of the Summer Meeting – 6 trotting races
Evening Cities of Arts and Crafts who honor their artisans
Saturday, July 12: Evening City of Villeneuve-Loubet – 6 trotting races
Evening Discoveries: initiation to Golf, Zumba, Country …
Saturday, July 19: City of Grasse “White” Evening – 6 trotting races
Friday, July 25: Evening City of Cagnes-sur-Mer – 7 trotting races
Revue Cabaret show “Voyage in the Mediterranean”
Mediterranean Jockeys Championship
Friday, August 15: Evening City of Saint-Laurent-du-Var – 7 trotting races
Choreography “Enchantment of One Evening”
Friday, August 22: Grand Prix du Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes – 7 trotting races
Final stage of High Speed Trotting Challenge
Saturday, August 23: Closing Night of the Summer Meeting – 8 trotting races
Palio of Friendship: great intercity race France – Italy – Sweden
Ponies Racing “Juniors Summer World Cup”
Summer Meeting Innovations
The Hippodrome Giant Screen is a new 16:9 screen of over 50 m2 (150 000 Euros) which replaces the former 37m2 one, providing increased visual comfort for spectators.
Creative workshops for children: perfumes, food, makeup workshops…
The Restaurants of Hippodrome Cote d’Azur, managed by the Group Pavilion, offer at the restaurant “Le Paddock” a new formula with Summer Buffets themed Provençal, Brazilian, Italian, Spanish, Asian, Tex-Mex, Scandinavian, Italian… at 28 €. Semi-nocturnal evenings: Tapas service and Brasserie. On Fireworks Night: Unique Menu Entry-Dish-Dessert (35 €)
Betting at the table: ten Hostesses, the “Ambulantes”, pass between the tables to collect bets, avoiding to interrupt the meal to bet.
Tribute to Sosno
Died last December, artist Sacha Sosno, has left its mark on the Hippodrome Cote d’Azur, with the bronze statue “Il n’y a plus d’obstacles” erected in front of the honor gate of the main entrance, by the sea
The Société des Courses de la Côte d’Azur will honor him on July 25, during the evening of the City of Cagnes-sur-Mer, and inaugurate the exhibition of selected works by the artist, which will be presented to the public on the site, outside: a course composed of sculptures, “panneaux oblitérés” and also in the Salle des Balances: lithographs, photos…
The exhibition will run until August 9, 2014.
See also Hippodrome Cote d’Azur Summer Meeting 2013