Protest Forces Cancellation Of Saint-Cloud Card, Including Two Group One Races

Racing at Saint-Cloud on Sunday was abandoned following a protest by a group representing trainers, owners and breeders. Protesters blocked access from the pre-parade ring to the paddock, eventually forcing officials to call off the meeting after just one race. They were demonstrating against a planned cut in premiums that will affect in particular French-bred […]

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Goldi’s Girl: Daughter Of Goldikova Defeats Treve’s Sister In G3 Prix Cleopatre

Terrakova remained perfect in two starts when she rallied from just off the pace to win the G3 Prix Cleopatre at Saint-Cloud May 23. The race marked the stakes debut for the beautifully-bred 3-year-old filly, who is by Galileo out of three-time G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile winner, Goldikova. One of Terrakova’s rivals in the 10-furlong […]

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Weekend Cards At Two French Tracks Cancelled, To Be Partly Rescheduled

In the wake of a national state of emergency after terrorist attacks in Paris Friday night, weekend cards at a pair of French racetracks were cancelled and will be partly rescheduled for next week, according to the Racing Post. The cards affected were a Saturday meeting at Saint-Cloud and a Sunday card at Auteuil. A […]

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France Galop Approves Plans To Rebuild Longchamp

Nearly four years after plans for a new grandstand were first unveiled, France Galop’s administrative council has finally given the go-ahead for the rebuilding of Longchamp. According to a report in The Guardian, the project is budgeted at €131 million, and will result in the eventual closure of one of Paris’s other racetracks – possibly […]

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Treve, Dolniya Clash In Sunday’s Grand Prix De Saint-Cloud

Treve will look to make it two in a row when she lines up against eight talented rivals in Sunday’s Group 1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. The 5-year-old daughter of Motivator made her 2015 debut a winning one, cruising home to win the Group 2 Prix Corrida by four lengths on May 29. Things will […]

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Brilliant Treve Kicks Off Quest For Third Arc With Sharp Score In Prix Corrida

Treve took command with just over a furlong to run and cruised to an impressive four-length victory in the Group 2 Prix Corrida at Saint-Cloud May 29. Ridden confidently by Thierry Jarnet, Treve was settled in sixth behind pacesetting stablemate Silvaplana for much of the race. The 5-year-old daughter of Motivator mounted her challenge in […]

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Champion Treve Set For 2015 Debut In Prix Corrida

The brilliant racemare Treve is set to kick off her 2015 campaign Friday when she takes on eight challengers in the Group 2 Prix Corrida at Saint-Cloud. The 5-year-old daughter of Motivator, who was set to be retired last season after capturing her second consecutive Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, was kept in training with […]

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Mandaean gets first Group 1 victory at Saint-Cloud

Mandaean, trained by Andre Fabre and ridden by Maxime Guyon, got his first Group 1 victory and maintained his unbeaten record in Saturday’s Criterium de Saint-Cloud, reports the Racing Post. “He ran really well, he was very relaxed on the shoulder of the leader, and he showed plenty of strength in the finish,” enthused Guyon, […]

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