Qatar Increases French Support


Golden Horn after winning the 2015 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe | Racing Post

The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club will add an additional €500,000 to its sponsorship portfolio of French racing in 2018, spread across a few key Group 1s. QREC will for the first time sponsor the G1 Qatar Prix Jean Prat, staged on July 8 at Deauville. It will also support purse increases for the G1 Prix de l’Opera Longines (up by €100,000 to €500,000), the G1 Prix Marcel Boussac (up by €100,000 to €400,000), the G1 Prix Jean Luc Lagardere (up by €50,000 to €400,000) and the G1 Prix de la Foret (up by €50,000 to €350,000), all on the G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe undercard on Oct. 7.

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