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May 28, 2013 08:42 ET

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Horse Racing Themed Breaks From £85 per Person

LONDON--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) - Ladies prepare your biggest hats and gentlemen don your best suits as Royal Ascot is upon us! 18 - 22 June will see race-goers flock to Ascot for a day of betting, racing and peacocking. If you've missed out on Ascot tickets, never fear -- the racing calendar is far from over with Paris, Los Angeles and Melbourne all delivering first class events. Saddle up with's recommended racing-themed breaks...

Pursuit to Paris from £85 per person
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, 6 October 2013, is one of Europe's most prestigious horse races. The famed race has been held at Longchamp Racecourse since 1920 and is commonly referred to as the 'Arc'. While the iconic Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Notre Dame are undoubtedly worth a visit, if you're looking for something a bit different, why not explore the city's underground and sometimes spooky Catacombs? Or picnic in the Jardin des Tuileries -- making the most of Paris' delicious cuisine! Horse fans can take private horse and carriage tours that start from outside the Eiffel Tower and travel through the city's historic streets. Return flights from London Luton to Paris Charles de Gaulle start from £85 per person with

Canter to California from £469 per person
Breeders Cup, 1-2 November 2013, is one of North America's most popular racing events and will celebrate its 30th year in Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Los Angeles. Visitors to LA can experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, stroll around Venice Beach or shop on Rodeo Drive. For those looking to fill their holiday with more than beaches and beautiful people, a visit to the Getty Museum, the Hollywood Walk of Fame or a LA Lakers game at the Staples Centre are worth including in any holiday itinerary. Horse lovers can enjoy a sunset ranch ride past the iconic Hollywood sign and the hills of Griffith Park. Return flights from London Heathrow to LAX start from £469 per person with

Race away to Melbourne from £625 per person
Australians definitely know how to celebrate race day, with last year's Melbourne Cup attracting more than 100,000 attendees. As Australia's major thoroughbred horse race, Melbourne Cup (5 November 2013) attracts avid punters, social race-goers, families and fashionistas from across the country. For those heading to Australia, a visit to Victoria's cosmopolitan capital is a must. With endless cafes, restaurants and galleries, famous sporting events and the fairy penguins of Philip Island, Melbourne has something to please all travellers. Visitors can also take a horse riding tour along the pristine beaches and stunning coastal and rainforest scenery of the Great Ocean Road. Return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne start from £625 per person with

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