Only 60 days to go: 5 good reasons to attend the Prix de Diane Longines

22 April 2024

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On Sunday, 16 June, the 175th renewal of the Prix de Diane Longines, the most elegant race meeting of the season, takes place at Chantilly racecourse. Spectators come to have fun, wear their most beautiful hats, enjoy a picnic, dance and watch great racing. The unique setting of Chantilly racecourse that overlooks the Château and its Great Stables ensures an unforgettable day. Here are 5 very good reasons why you should come and enjoy an amazing and out-of-time day at the Prix de Diane Longines.
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1 – Watch the world’s greatest fillies’ race in the most amazing setting

For more than a century the best 3-year-old fillies in Europe have made their way to the start of the Prix de Diane Longines, which is run at Chantilly racecourse against the backdrop of the Great Stables and the Chantilly Château. In this unique setting, the best and most gifted fillies will run over 2 100 metres with one aim only: To win the race and to be crowned champion of this most sought-after event in Europe! It is a day where everyone is captivated by the intensity of these top-level sporting highlights while admiring the elegance and beauty of the horses on the track.

Course Prix de Diane Longines 2024

2 – To admire or be admired, on your own or as a couple!

Elegance is in the DNA of a day at the Prix de Diane Longines. On this occasion, to stand out, you can be as extravagant as you wish. The most elegant outfits are embellished with a matching hat, the accessory that will attract all the attention!

A new addition in the Competition of Elegance

For the first time in 2024, the famous Competition of Elegance at the Prix de Diane Longines will be split into two categories: There will be an award for the most elegant Lady, as well as for the most elegant couple.  

Strut the catwalk as you wish: as a couple or with a friend or family, and become the first « elegant couple » in the history of the Prix de Diane Longines. Registering for the competition is free and takes place on the day.

3 – Enjoy the many attractions in the Diane Village

There are several free attractions on site: A huge tower toboggan, merry-go-round, pony rides, face painting, flower crown-making and equestrian shows.  

From the village situated on the infield of the racecourse, spectators can follow the races throughout the day. This leisure area is designed to provide stunning views of the Chantilly Château.

Spectators are invited to stroll between the two different areas, known as the « garden » lawn and the « festive » lawn, where they will find ephemeral village squares and their fountains! These delightful areas celebrate the pleasure of getting together with your friends or with your family.

Animations Prix de Diane Longines 2024

4 – Enjoy a Ladurée picnic with your friends or family

The Prix de Diane Longines goes hand in hand with a very chic picnic! The main lawn area at Chantilly racecourse is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxed picnic in a friendly atmosphere with your friends or family. There are many different options, among them the Diane table, for a gourmet break, or a Ladurée picnic.

For this event, the teams of this famous caterer have created an exquisite lunch, presented in a fabulous collectable hatbox, decorated with colourful horses.

This elegant picnic on the lawn will also be the perfect opportunity to indulge in the specially created passionfruit-raspberry macaron! Don’t forget to book your seat at the Diane table or your picnic hatbox before the event.

Pique nique Prix de Diane Longines

Bookings and orders can be made on the France Galop Live website: CLICK HERE

5 – Enjoy the after party to dance the night away at the Folies de Diane

Music will take centre stage at the « Folies de Diane », the festive area at the heart of the Diane Village (event-specific booking on the France Galop Live ticket site: Click HERE). Throughout the entire day, between races, the DJs create the atmosphere and surprise entertainment.  

After the final race it’s time for the after party at the Prix de Diane Longines, to which everyone is welcome. In the open-air, under a ceiling of disco balls, dance the night away until 21H30.

To see the Prix de Diane Longines 2024 trailer: CLICK HERE



Prix de Diane Longines 2024
Sunday 16 June at Chantilly

Tickets from 10 €, kids under 12 go free.

To book tickets, hospitality, or picnic hatboxes, go to the website France Galop LIVE


More about Longines, Title Partner of the Prix de Diane Longines

The Swiss watchmaker Longines is proud to be the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the much-anticipated Prix de Diane Longines, the most important elegant event “à la française”. With no less than 10 races programmed on this prestigious day, known for its glamour, Sunday 16 June promises racing lovers unforgettable sporting highlights.

Involved in equestrian sports since 1869 and linked to the most important equestrian events in the world, Longines is delighted to record the official time in the Prix de Diane Longines, the undisputed highlight of the day. The owner, trainer and jockey of the winning horse will receive an exceptional Longines timepiece.


More about France Galop Live

France Galop, the association which organises horse racing in France, is also a leading player in event-organisation at its racecourses (Auteuil, Chantilly, Deauville, ParisLongchamp and Saint-Cloud). The start of 2023 saw the launch of the brand France Galop Live that combines all the different activities. On its website you can find all the information regarding race days and the accompanying events. In 2024, France Galop Live will organise 65 race days combined with different events, including Family Day Out events, JeuXdi by ParisLongchamp after parties, the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris, the Prix de Diane Longines and the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend. The brand also organises corporate hospitality and event BtoB activities at the racecourses (nearly 570 events took place in 2023).

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