Tag: racing in France

  • Winners Table of European Sires

    In this section, we have provided tables of the top sires in Europe by order of prizes money. The actual prize money earned by a stallion is not recorded, but the name of the sire and his parentage, the number of runners, winners and stakes winners are. The records show the top first season sires […]

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  • Paris Longchamp – Arc Weekend

    France Galop created some controversy, even before the weekend’s racing got underway. They decided that they would cut the number of runners allowed to run in the main Arc de Triomphe race to twenty and the runners would be selected by their handicap ratings. Francis Gaffard, the French trainer who had been given the task […]

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  • Deauville Summer Racing

    In France, Deauville’s summer season of racing got underway with the Haras d’Etreham Prix Jean Prat over 7 furlongs. As per normal, the Deauville track was on the soft side of good. This held no difficulties for the Aidan O’Brien trained Tenebrism who was held in mid division before going out in the last 100 […]

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  • Chantilly

    In the Prix du Jockey Club, (French Derby) there were fifteen runners headed by favourite from the UK and from the Appleby stable, Modern Games. Several of the fifteen runners were prominent throughout the early stages of the race including Modern Games, El Bodegon trained by James You need to be logged in to view […]

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  • ParisLongchamp

    During the middle weekend of May, Longchamp stages the first two French Classics. They are both races in which the French trainers normally successfully repel any foreign raider as the races are run too close for runners in the English and Irish equivalents to take part. The Prix Poule d’Essau des Poulains – The French […]

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