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PMU shows a net income for 2014 of €850 million

21 April 2015

 The 2014 net income shown for the benefit of the horseracing industry exceeds commitments  Activity during the 1st quarter of 2015 is in line with objectives  The General Assembly approves the appointment of Alain Resplandy-Bernard as Managing Director of PMU

Moving On sails Atlantique as Saint Pistol fires in President!

20 April 2015

Fabrice Souloy’s Moving On bagged his first harness career Group 1 in the Prix de l’Atlantique at Enghien on Saturday. The 6yo Swedish import, a model of consistency since arriving in France in 2014 with 7 wins and 4 podiums at Vincennes from 13 starts, has now boosted her tally to 9 French victories. Although drawn 11 behind the mobile gate, Franck Nivard gave the 10/1 shot a great trip behind the leaders and managed to wear down front-runner Timoko a hundred metres from home.

18 line-up in France’s biggest handicap chase

17 April 2015

The €225,000 Prix du Président de la République is France’s biggest handicap chase. The 4,700 metre Group 3 run at Auteuil on Sunday has brought together a field of 18. Like Aintree’s Grand National and other open big-race handicaps, the event is extremely popular with punters as it often throws up a few surprises with some nice prices. This year the weights have been raised to the minimum 62kg, so the bottom four are carrying between 3 to 5kg more than their basic rating. This means the top of the table have a clear advantage.

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