Racehorses in the early morning, exercising on the Deauville La Touques racecourse.
Photo: John Gilmore
Racehorses returning to the stables after a morning exercise on the beach.
A racehorse taking his morning exercise on Deauville beach.
A racehorse in the early morning, exercising on the Deauville beach.
Horsess leaving the parade ring at Deauville, on their way out to the course.
Goldikova and Jockey Olivier Peslier winning the Prix Rothschild Group 1 race over 1,650 metres for the third time August 1, 2010.
Goldikova and jockey Olivier Peslier winning the Prix Rothschild.
Goldikova and jockey Olivier Peslier winning the Prix Jacques Le Marois Group 1 race over 1,650 meters on August 16, 2009.
Goldikova and Olivier Peslier coming into the winners enclosure at Deauville, after winning the Group 1 Prix Rothschild for arecord 4th time. July 31 2011.
Dabirsim ridden by F. Dettori and trained by C. Ferland, winning the Prix Morny.
Immortal Verse ridden by G. Mosse and trained by R. Collet, winning the Prix Jacques Le Marois Group 1
Moonlight Cloud ridden by T. Jarnet and trained by F. Head winning the 20 Prix Maurice Gheest - Goldikova Group 1
Moonlight Cloud and jockey T. Jarnet coming into the winners enclosure after winning the Prix Maurice Gheest.
Announce ridden by M. Guyon and trained by A. Fabre, winning the Darley Prix Jean Romanet.
Photo of the entrance to the Arqana Auction presentation and auction ring.
Yearlings walking round the presentation ring before going into the auction ring. Second day of 2011 sales.
Horses going round the presentation ring, before going into the auction ring.
A group in discussion at last years August Deaville yearling sales.
Colt by Invincible Spirit out of Elle Gallante - highest priced yearling at 440,000 euros on the first day of last August's Deauville yearling sales.
The highest priced yearling at last years August International sale a daughter by Galileo out of Sanjida by Polish Precedent bought for 1.7m euros by Australian Paul Fudge Waratah Thoroughbreds.
The most expensive yearling sold at Deauville in August 2009. Lot 6, a colt by the American stallion Storm Cat and a half brother to Electrocutionist, fetched 900,000 euros.
Mother and foal at the Haras Du Thenney, near Deauville.
Mother and foal at the Haras Du Thenney near Deauville.
On the left; former top British jockey Lestor Piggot 75 and Former top French Jockey Yves St Martin 70 . Special guests at the Darley Prix Morny day Deauville.
Photo of the nearby picturesque town of Honfleur. A favourite haunt of Artists.
Luxury cars are part of the scene at chic Deauville.
Luxury brand shops are everywhere in the main street.
Market square in the main centre of Deauville, with the famous Normandy style housing architecture.
The centre of Deauville, people relaxing in a popular Brasserie.
Backstreets of nearby Trouville, in a layed back atmosphere.
Yachts moored in the harbour at Deauville.
The famous boardwalk at Deauville; linked to the annual American Film festival in Deauville during September.
View of Trouville from Deauville beach.
The beach at Deauville.
Typical parasol beach scene at Deauville.
Luxury hotels are part and parcel of the Deauville scene.
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