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Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 41 TOUR PUN 3 Nights From £ 799.00 per person Tuesday 19 April Depart: London Heathrow, Flight EI 153 08.50 hrs Arrive: Dublin 10.05 hrs Transfer directly to Punchestown racecourse to enjoy the afternoon's racing with the feature race of the day being the Kerrygold Champion Chase ( Grade 1). Wednesday 20 April Depart for the afternoon's racing with the feature race of the day being the Guinness Gold Cup ( Grade 1). Thursday 21 April Depart for the afternoon's racing with the feature race of the day being the Ladbrokes. com World Series Hurdle ( Grade 1). Friday 22 April Depart for the afternoon's racing with the feature race of the day being the Rabobank Champion Hurdle ( Grade 1). Depart: Dublin, Flight EI 186 21.10 hrs Arrive: London Heathrow 22.25 hrs Regional flights from the UK are available on request. Our Price Includes: . Scheduled flights with Aer Lingus to Dublin . Escorted coach transfers on arrival & departure and to/ from Punchestown Racecourse . Twin/ Double accommodation at the 4 Star Osprey Hotel, inclusive of full Irish Breakfast . Reserved Enclosure Admission for all 4 days . Assistance of our representatives . Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes ITINERARY We are once again pleased to be offering a three night stay at the 4 Star Osprey Hotel in Naas, which is situated 20 miles south of Dublin and only 3 miles from Punchestown racecourse. ? ? ? ? OSPREY HOTEL Devoy Quarter, Naas, Co. Kildare In the heart of Naas is the Osprey Hotel, which has 104 bedrooms, an excellent restaurant, lively bar and relaxing Spa. The hotel complex also has a nightclub that operates Thursday to Saturday nights. We have secured Classic rooms at this property which have a Queen or Twin beds, en- suite bathroom ( spa toiletries), and feature air- conditioning, in- room safe, internet facilities, multi- channel wide- screen TV, trouser press, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, minibar & tea/ coffee making facilities. Single room supplement, per night: £ 75.00

42 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence TOUR NS 3 Nights From £ 449.00 per person Friday 13 May Morning departure from London Victoria Coach Station by executive coach to Deauville via ferry. Arrive at Hotel Mercure Deauville Hotel du Yacht Club in the early evening. Saturday 14 May Depart your hotel to visit Haras d'Etreham and Haras du Quesnay. Break for lunch at l'Auberge, Beaumont en Auge ( at own expense). Evening free. Sunday 15 May Depart for Longchamp racecourse and an afternoon's racing featuring the French 1000 & 2000 Guineas. After the racing transfer to the Hotel Ampere, Paris. Evening at leisure. Monday 16 May Depart Hotel Ampere for a morning visit to the Chantilly Training grounds and a tour of Criquette Head's yard. Depart Chantilly for your return ferry crossing to the UK. Lunch stop ( at own expense). Arrive London Victoria Coach Station in the evening. OUR HOTELS ? ? ? Mercure Deauville Hotel du Yacht Club ( please see Page 9) ? ? ? ? Hotel Ampere ( please see Page 17) Single room supplement for the tour: £ 239.00 Our Price Includes: . Private coach from London Victoria . Ferry Crossing . Two nights twin/ double accommodation at the Mercure Deauville Hotel du Yacht Club on room only basis . One night twin / double accommodation at the Hotel Ampere, Paris on bed & breakfast basis . Stud visits to Haras du Quesnay and Haras d'Etreham . Morning visit to Chantilly's training grounds and Criquette Head- Maarek's stable . Admission to Longchamp with reserved Grandstand seats in the Tribune du Jockey Club . Assistance of our representative throughout Our weekend tour to the Normandy Studs, together with two Group 1 Classics in Paris, will be a delight for racing enthusiasts. The weekend will include a tour of two of France's most prestigious Studs - Haras du Quesnay and Haras d'Etreham, an exclusive tour of the stables of one of France's most successful trainers - Criquette Head- Maarek, and two prestigious Group 1 races at Longchamp - the French 1000 & 2000 Guineas. HARAS DU QUESNAY Situated in the heart of the Normandy countryside, four miles from Deauville, the estate was converted into a stud in 1907 when acquired by Mr. K Vanderbilt. Abandoned before the war, it changed ownership in 1958 when Alec Head decided it was time to diversify into breeding. The stud is standing 3 new stallions in 2010; they are Dunkerque, Mr Sidney and Sevres Rose. They join Gold Away, Kentucky Dynamite and Panis. HARAS D'ETREHAM This stud is in an area near Bayeux known as ' Le Bessin' where numerous champions have been raised over the past 100 years. 3 new stallions are on the roster for 2010: Artiste Royal, Elusive City and Pomellato. They join American Post, Anabaa Blue, Falco, Green Tune, Lando, Poliglote, and Stormy River. LONGCHAMP We have reserved a number of places in the glass- fronted Panoramic Restaurant situated on the 4th floor of the Main Grandstand. It has excellent views of the course and is fully equipped with TV monitors as well as Pari Mutuel Betting Desks. Places must be reserved in advance so please let us know if you will require lunch at the time of booking. Tour Highlights: . The opportunity to visit two of Normandy's leading Stud Farms. . An afternoon's racing at Longchamp for the French 1000 & 2000 Guineas. . A tour of the splendid training grounds of Chantilly and a visit to Criquette Head- Maarek's yard. NORMANDY STUDS & CLASSICS IN PARIS 13 - 16 MAY 2011 ITINERARY