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15 October 2020

The Grand Steeple-Chase-de-Paris is the premier Steeplechase conducted in France and is a Group One race. The contest is for five-year olds and above and is run under set-weights (66kg for five-year olds, 68kg for six-year-olds and above). It is the most valuable and prestigious jumping race conducted in France and this year offers prize-money totalling €570,000. Auteuil hosts this 6000m feature event with twenty-three fences to be negotiated… 

The Grand Steeplechase de Paris is normally scheduled to take place in May, however due to Covid-19 it has been rescheduled to be run this Sunday. 

 

Leading Jockey

Jean Daumas - 5 - Xanthor (1959), Cousin Pons (1961), Hyeres III (1964, 1965, 1966)

Leading Trainer

Bernard Sécly - 6 – Mon Filleul (1978), Katko (1988, 1989, 1990), Al Capone II (1997), El Paso III (2002)

Guillaume Macaire - 6 - Arenice (1996), Bel La Vie (2013), Storm Of Saintly (2014), So French (2016, 2017), On The Go (2018)

(5 of the past 10 renewals!)

Leading Owner

Arthur Veil-Picard – 6 – Saint Caradec (1909), Blagueur II (1911), Ultimatum (1913), Fleuret (1935), Ingre (1937, 1939)

 

Age of the Winners in the Last Twenty Years

Age

Number of Wins in last 20 years

Strike Rate

Winners

5

4

20%

Princesse d'Anjou 2006,

Storm Of Saintly 2014,

So French 2016,

On The Go, 2018

6

7

35%

Kotkijet 2001,

Line Marine 2003,

Sleeping Jack 2005,

Mid Dancer 2007,

Remember Rose 2009,

Milord Thomas 2015,

So French 2017

7

5

25%

Vieux Beaufai 2000,

Princesse d'Anjou 2008,

Polar Rochelais 2010,

Bel La Vie 2013,

Carriacou 2019

8

0

0%

 

9

1

5%

Kotkijet 2004

10

2

10%

El Paso III 2002,

Mid Dancer 2011

11

1

5%

Mid Dancer 2012

 

 This year's renewal features mutiple age groups...

Horse

Age

Carriacou

8

Bipolaire

9

On The Go

7

Roi Mage

8

Figuero

5

Docteur de Ballon

8

D’Jango

7

Enjeu d’Arthel

6

Poly Grandchamp

8

Feu Follet

5

Roxinela

7

2 five-year olds

1 six-year-old

3 seven-year olds

4 eight-year olds

1 nine-year-old

Can Guillaume Macaire achieve a record breaking seventh Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris and create history with On The Go or Feu Follet?

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