Maisons-Laffitte Racecourse

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The Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte at 1 avenue de la Pelouse in the northwestern Parisian suburb of Maisons-Laffitte in France is a turf horse racing facility and track for Thoroughbred flat racing. Opened in 1878 by Joseph Oller, inventor of the pari-mutuel machine, it sits on 92 hectares that belonged to the wealthy banker Jacques Laffitte.

The nearby Château de Maisons-Laffitte is home to The Museum of the Racehorse.

Open from early March throuigh to the end of November, currently the major annual Conditions races at Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte include the:

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Coordinates: 48°57′58″N 2°10′5″E / 48.96611°N 2.16806°E / 48.96611; 2.16806