Christophe Clement

Celestine wins the Sand Springs over Catch A Glimpse
Celestine Seeks Second Honey Fox, This Time For New Connections

For all of Christophe Clement’s success in turf stakes at Gulfstream Park, where he has won a remarkable seven runnings of the Grade 3 Orchid along with a slew of other wins in notable grass races, the trainer has yet to win the Honey Fox. That could change Saturday as the French-born conditioner sends out […]

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Celestine wins the Sand Springs over Catch A Glimpse
Celestine Takes New Connections Straight To The Top In Sand Springs

Celestine, purchased by Moyglare Stud Farm for $2.55 million at Keeneland’s breeding stock sale last November, won her seasonal debut for her new connections with a flashy performance in Saturday’s $100,000 Sand Springs at Gulfstream Park. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, Celestine, the 3-5 favorite, set the pace in the one-mile turf race en route to […]

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Paige wins the Via Borghese over Desiree Clary and Flipcup
Familiar Turf Foes Head ‘Competitive’ Field In La Prevoyante

Four weeks after hitting the wire less than a length apart in the Via Borghese, the top trio of Paige, Desiree Clary and Flipcup will meet up again in Saturday’s $200,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (G3) on the Gulfstream Park turf. The 48th running of the 1 ½-mile La Prevoyante and $100,000 Hurricane Bertie (G3) at […]

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Pure Sensation wins the Jaipur under Jose Ortiz
Lone American Raider Pure Sensation Uncertain For Hong Kong Sprint

Patricia Generazio’s Pure Sensation, the lone U.S. representative in the Hong Kong International races that will be held on Sunday, has missed some training and is now questionable to race this weekend. According to the Blood-Horse, the 5-year-old gelding was being treated for lameness in his left hind leg on Wednesday. The grey/roan son of Zensational did not train […]

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Lubash (3) was impeded by Rose Brier (6) in late stretch, after which the stewards declared him the winner of the Tropical Turf Handicap
Lubash Moved Up For Tropical Turf Handicap Win

Though Rose Brier crossed the wire in front during Saturday’s G3 Tropical Turf Handicap at Gulfstream Park West, the stewards disqualified him for interference in deep stretch, moving Aliyu Ben J Stables’ homebred Lubash into the winner’s circle for trainer Christophe Clement. The 9-year-old son of Freud was winning his first graded stake in two […]

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Yellow Agate wins the Frizette
Yellow Agate ‘Exciting’ Contender For Juvenile Fillies

Visiting the main track Thursday morning at Belmont Park, China Horse Club’s Grade 1 Frizette winner Yellow Agate continued her preparations towards the 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies under the watchful eye of trainer Christophe Clement. Undefeated in two career starts, the daughter of Gemologist breezed five furlongs in 1:00.40 over the main […]

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Yellow Agate wins the Frizette
Yellow Agate Gets Up Late In Frizette

The China Horse Club’s Yellow Agate ground away down the Belmont Park stretch on Saturday to win the Grade 1 Frizette by a head, earning an all fees-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies next month at Santa Anita. The juvenile daughter of Gemologist covered the one-turn mile over the fast main track in […]

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Blacktype wins the Commonwealth Turf Cup
Blacktype Cruises To Course Record In Commonwealth Turf Cup

Jumpsucker Stable’s Blacktype cruised to his third win in a row in Saturday’s Grade 2 Commonwealth Turf Cup at Laurel Park, riding the rail under Trevor McCarhty to win by a half-length on the wire. The 5-year-old son of Dunkerque covered a mile over the firm turf in a course record time of 1:33.43 for […]

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Lull takes the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes
Lull Stays On Her Feet To Take Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies

Lull got tripped up in her last start, clipping heels and falling in Saratoga’s $100,000 Bolton Landing. But she stayed on her feet in the $343,429 Exacta Systems Juvenile Fillies to run down talented pacesetter Caroline Test for a 1 1/4-length victory. The victory capped a huge opener to Kentucky Downs’ five-date meet, with betting […]

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Alan Garcia guides Shake Down Baby to capture the $125,000 La Prevoyante Stakes
Shake Down Baby Makes Successful Canadian Return In La Prevoyante Stakes

CTHS Yearling Sale graduate Shake Down Baby, sold privately over the winter to Cheyenne Stables, made a successful return to Canada to win Sunday’s $127,000 La Prevoyante Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Christophe Clement, the Wando bay arrived at the one-mile turf event for Ontario-sired sophomore fillies from a narrow nose defeat in the turf […]

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