26 November 2017
François Nicolle caused something of an upset in Sunday’s G.1 Prix Georges Courtois chase at Auteuil, sending out Roi Mage to beat favourite and recent Prix la Haye Jousselin second, Milord Thomas, in the €240,000 highlight, making good on a 5kg advantage over ground measured as very soft. Roi Mage, who had not finished...
24 November 2017
The Prix Georges Courtois takes pride of place on Sunday’s programme at Auteuil. A G.2 chase for older horses and run over 4400m (2¾m), it offers a total prize fund of €240,000 with €108,000 going to the winning connections. The training centre of Dragey, close to Le Mont-Saint-Michel in the west of France, is particularly well-represented...
22 November 2017
Easy winner on debut over 1300m (6½f) at Chantilly three weeks ago, Wind Chimes returned to the same venue on Tuesday for the 1400m Listed Prix Hérod and confirmed her victory by a similar winning margin of 3½ lengths. Up against ten other two year-olds, André Fabre’s juvenile was sent out a well-supported favourite...
- Mr Owen set to maintain perfect Deauville streak
- Bird Parker dethrones the mighty Eagle
- Bold Eagle facing old adversaries in Bourbonnais
- Bel Avis all class in GNT final
- Dexter & Dragon do battle in Prix Philippe du Rozier
- Veloce Du Banney vies for Paul Buquet double
- Majestic Mage gives Nicolle first Georges Courtois
- Milord the the pick of Georges Courtois field
- Fabre sends out another classic prospect
- Eagle out but Guarato still dominates Bretagne