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DRF.com and DRF Bets to Feature Live Coverage and Wagering on Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Festival
 First time in history that France’s huge pari-mutuel wagering pools will open to American horseplayers  

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 5, 2012)   DRF.com will offer complete coverage this weekend of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Festival, Europe’s premiere racing event topped by the $5.15 million Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.   This historic event will offer American horseplayers their first opportunity to wager into a major common pari-mutuel pool along with European players, creating the opportunity for unprecedented payoffs. 

DRF.com will provide free live streaming video of all 15 races scheduled this weekend as part of the Arc festival as well as video analysis of each day’s card featuring Daily Racing Form’s Steve Andersen, Marcus Hersh and Dan Illman.  Past performance data will be available for download online. In addition, DRF Bets, powered by Xpressbet, will offer wagering on all 15 races over the two-day festival including the feature race on Sunday, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.  Customers who sign up for a new account in time for the Arc will receive up to a $200 sign-up bonus.  Details can be found at DRF.com/Bets. 

Saturday’s Longchamp program has a first post of 7:20 a.m. ET, while the Sunday program will begin at 7:30 a.m. ET.

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