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André Fabre, France’s Number One!

08 July 2015

Since turning trainer in 1977, former amateur rider and ex-jumps jockey André Fabre has lifted an amazing 26 French champion trainer titles. Following his first trophy in 1987, the 69 year-old Chantilly master reined 21 years in a row until relinquishing his crown for just 2 years to Jean-Claude Rouget in 2008 and Alain de Royer-Dupré in 2009,...

Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris

08 July 2015

Longchamp’s Grand Prix de Paris dates back to 1863, when it was initially run over 3,000 metres. Just 2 years after its first running, the great Gladiateur set the standard by landing the 1865 edition, fresh from his Epsom Derby win as the first French-trained thoroughbred to land the coveted English 3yo Classic.

Marmion’s Roi du Lupin retains crown at La Capelle

08 July 2015

Jean-Paul Marmion’s tough gelding Roi du Lupin landed the second stage of the Challenge du Trot à Grande Vitesse at La Capelle racetrack on Sunday, July 5th, a race he bagged last year ahead of superstar Timoko when setting a new track record of 1'10"9/km in the process. The versatile 10yo son of Fleuron Perrine is undeniably at ease over the mile-long distance,...

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