France horse racing news


Enable looks unstoppable in Yorkshire Oaks

A field of four will run in the Yorkshire Oaks headed by Enable who is aiming for a sixth consecutive Group One win.

Marmelo wins Prix Kergolay in France

Marmelo has won the Prix Kergolay at Deauville and is set to return to Australia to try to go one better than his second in...
Frankie Dettori

13th Group One win for Dettori this season

Coronet has given John Gosden and Frankie Dettori yet another Group One winner in the Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville.

Frankie Dettori wins another Group 1 in France

Frankie Dettori has steered Advertise to a third top-level success in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.

Agonising defeat for Marmelo in France

Hughie Morrison has been left disappointed as Marmelo narrowly failed to win back-to-back editions of the Prix Maurice de Nieuil at ParisLongchamp.

Marmelo unplaced in French Group One

Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo has finished unplaced in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud won by the John Gosden-trained Coronet.

Dettori wins Commonwealth Cup on Advertise

Frankie Dettori has won the Commonwealth Cup on Advertise while French horse Watch Me has taken the other G1 on the Royal Ascot program, the...

Sottsass causes upset in French Derby

Sottsass has sprung a surprise to outgun Persian King to land the Prix du Jockey Club in record time at Chantilly.

French track Maisons-Laffitte set to close its doors at the end of 2019

ONE of France’s premier racecourses Maisons-Laffitte is to “halt horse-racing activities” from the end of next year, France Galop has announced. The course, close to...

Royal Meeting wins French Group One

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor has continued his winning month with two-year-old Royal Meeting successful in the G1 Criterium International at Chantilly.
Lady Aurelia

Harry Herbert to leave Al Shaqab

Harry Herbert has resigned as Sheikh Joaan Al Thani's racing advisor with the Qatari operation increasing its presence in France.
Talismanic nominated for Dubai World Cup

Talismanic next start undecided but Dubai World Cup confirmed

Certainly one of the most eye-catching horses in training, Godolphin’s emblazoned bay Group 1Breeders Cup Turf champion Talismanic is looking to turn heads again in...

French import ready for Australian debut

Former Andre Fabre-trained French import Le Juge is set to make his Australian debut in a 1500m-race at Moonee Valley.

Christophe Soumillon sets European record

Christophe Soumillon has become the most successful European Flat jockey in a calendar year.