Christophe Clement

Christophe Clement Celebrates 2,000th Victory Friday At Gulfstream

Trainer Christophe Clement notched his 2000th career victory with Gufo ($6.20) in Friday’s last race at Gulfstream Park. Gufo scored by a half-length under Joel Rosario in the optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds an 1 1/8 miles on turf to give his trainer the milestone victory. Clement, a son of a successful French trainer Miguel […]

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Christophe Clement Holds Strong Florida Derby Day Hand In Bid For 2,000 Career Wins

Trainer Christophe Clement is two wins shy of 2,000 victories in North America and the veteran New York-based conditioner will send out five starters in an attempt to secure the milestone on Saturday’s Florida Derby Day card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Leading the charge for the Clement quintet is Grade 1-winner Decorated […]

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Casse, Clement, O’Neill Among Hall Of Fame Finalists: Havre de Grace, Wise Dan Among Six Racehorses

Six racehorses, four trainers, and one jockey account for the 11 finalists that will comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2020 Hall of Fame ballot, as chosen by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. The finalists are racehorses Blind Luck, Game On Dude (first year of eligibility), Havre de Grace, Kona Gold, Rags to […]

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Racing Without Lasix: Christophe Clement Leads Nation By 2019 Wins

In 2019, according to records maintained by The Jockey Club, out of the 272,553 U.S. starts, only 10,065 were made by horses that were not administered Lasix. That equates to only 3.7 percent. The number of starters without Lasix is virtually unchanged from 2018 when 10,148 horses started without the race-day medication. Lasix is the […]

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‘Looking Forward To Many More’: Apprentice Cieren Fallon Makes U.S. Debut At Tampa

Saturday’s second race at Tampa Bay Downs marked the stateside debut of 20-year-old English apprentice jockey Cieren Fallon, the 2019 champion apprentice in Great Britain and son of retired six-time British champion rider Kieren Fallon. The youngster finished third aboard the Christophe Clement-trained 3-year-old colt Uhtred, 2 ¼ lengths behind winner Dream Liner. The younger […]

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Feel Glorious Tops Clement Exacta In Winter Memories

Cigar Mile Day’s stakes action kicked off when Feel Glorious ended a five-race slump and backed up her 8-5 favoritism by coming off the pace to secure her second stakes victory, holding off a late charge from fellow Christophe Clement trainee Sorrentina Lemon in Saturday’s $150,000 Winter Memories over a yielding inner turf at Aqueduct […]

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Disco Partner Retired To Rockridge Stud In New York For 2020 Breeding Season

Multiple graded stakes winner and world record-setter Disco Partner has been retired to Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. for the upcoming 2020 breeding season. The speedy New York-bred son of Disco Rico won back-to-back renditions of the Grade 2/Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational Stakes, as well as tallying repeat victories in the Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational […]

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‘We Need To Unite As An Industry’: Christophe Clement Joins WHOA

Christophe Clement has been one of the leading trainers in the United States for nearly 30 years. The Hall of Fame nominee has won more than 1,900 races, including the 2014 Belmont Stakes with Multiple G1 Winner Tonalist. He has over 30 Grade 1 wins to his name and over 193 Graded Stakes wins. In […]

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Decorated Invader Overcomes Slow Start To Win Summer Stakes

West Point Thoroughbreds, William Freeman and William Sandbrook’s Decorated Invader proved a deserving 2-1 favorite in Sunday’s Grade 1 Summer Stakes, overcoming a slow start and rallying the stretch to win by about two lengths. The 2-year-old son of Declaration of War, ridden by Irad Ortiz for trainer Christophe Clement, covered a mile over Woodbine’s […]

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