LARC Latin American Racing Channel. Sponsors a day’s racing at Deauville. Prize money for the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest euro 380.000. Organised by France Galop. LARC has a sponsorship agreement in South America with Longines.
LARC Latin American Racing Channel sponsored a good day’s racing at Deauville La Touques racecourse organised by France Galop, and which drew in a large crowd with lots of children. Each race day there is a shiny, new Renault car to win. The principal race of the day was the LARC Prix Maurice Gheest ,total prize money, euro 380.000.
Our photo shows Wesley Ward the American trainer greeting Racing Post’s popular correspondent Scott Burton at the Touques race course in Deauville.
Despite Wesley Ward’s heroic endeavour coming over from the United States to compete in the LARC Prix Maurice Gheest, his horse, Bound for Nowhere, lived up to the name.
Superstar Carravagio came 6th.
Surprise winner was Brando, Aclaim coming second.
LARC, Latin American Racing Channel, an important actor in the South American horse industry, organises a a conference every 2/3 years in Washington. Conference sponsors include Longines, The Stronach Group,LARC, Betfred, Jockey Club del Peru, Keeneland, OSAF, Jockey Club Argentina, Samuel & Guillermo Liberman, P.M.U., The Jockey Club, The Jockey Club Information Systems, InCompass, Equibase Company, America’s Best Racing, and The Jockey Club Technology Services. Participants of the 2017 conference include, reportedly, Carlo Rossi, president of OSAF (the Latin American Organization for the Promotion of Thoroughbreds) and of Valparaiso Sporting Club; Hernan Ceriani, owner of his family farm, Haras La Quebrada; and Guillermo Liberman, Thoroughbred breeder as well as LARC founder and partner. Also, attending, reportedly, Dr. Larry Bowers, chief science officer of the United States Anti-Doping Association; Mayra Frederico, superintendent, Associação Brasileira de Criadores de Criadores e Proprietários de Cavalos de Corrida (the Brazilian association of racehorse owners and breeders); and Louis Romanet, chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
The Latin American Racing Channel broadcasts the most important horse races from Latin America to the world and offers racetrack maintenance and consulting services to a wide range of industry organizations. Additional information is available at larchannel.com.
LARC has strong ties with the vibrant Turkish horse racing industry.
LONGINES, who has sponsored Equestrian events for over 80 years & who are sponsoring more and more equine events, are interested to develop their Sponsorship in Latin America, spotlighting various prestigious race courses in South America, through their partnership with LARC.