The most spectacular race of the year
The Gras Savoye Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris is the most spectacular jump race of the year. For horses and jockeys alike, it is the crowning event of the jump racing season. It is run at the Auteuil racecourse, which is home to a huge variety of exceptional races. A legendary race, the Gras Savoye Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris is the highlight of an eight race card that allows the best jump horses to compete according to their age group and their specialist category. The Gras Savoye Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris is run over 5800 meters and participants have to clear 23 fences, which makes it one of the most difficult obstacle courses in the world. Horses and jockeys have to be at the top of their game if they want to succeed.
Gras Savoye, the number one insurance broker in France, is heavily involved in sports and is the exclusive sponsor of this event. Its branch Gras Savoye-Hipcover, the equine arm of the brokerage, offers insurance to racehorse owners or breeders.