THOROUGHBREDS

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One in two thoroughbreds

Normandy is the leading thoroughbred breeding region in France. Every year, 50% of thoroughbreds are born at internationally renowned stud farms. The region is very highly prized for its stallions and its professional environment, which confirms the growing attraction of the region.
At the same time, Normandy has developed a number of facilities devoted to thoroughbred training and competition activities: Deauville runs a summer race meeting during which the famous yearling sales are held.

Deauville yearling sales paradise

Deauville is one of the top 3 international places for thoroughbred yearlings sales, together with Lexington and Newmarket.

The famous sales are organized by Arqana every year in mid-August and attract an international clientele in search of a real gem…

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