Monday, June 20 – Nantes
Flat quinté and Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne – Haras du Saz (Listed)
To start the week, meeting 1 will take place on the lawn of Nantes, with the gallopers. It’s the Reverdy Prizea handicap reserved for 4-year-olds and over, which will serve as support for Quinté+.
the Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne – Haras du Saz represents the main event of the day on the Petit Port racecourse. Double title holder of this competition, with precious and padovanathe coach Francis-Henri Graffard bet on Susu’s Dimples – recent winner of an event race in Compiegne – in this 2022 edition. Other quality competitors among the list, axdavali and In Crowd.
Tuesday, June 21 – Saint-Cloud
Quinté and Class 2 for 3 years
Once again, gallopers will be in the spotlight in Quinté+ this Tuesday at Saint Cloud. Competitors ages 4 and up will compete on the mile of Val d’Or racecourse.
We will also be interested in a Class 2, intended for 3-year-olds, contested over the distance of 2400 meters. A race with possible revelations.
Wednesday, June 22 – Toulouse
7th stage of the Grand National du Trot Paris-Turf (Gr.3)
Like last year, the racetrack of Toulouse welcomes the 7th stage of the Grand National du Trot Paris-Turf. Leader of the circuit, Eire of Helios will have to return 25 meters. At the first level, we can note the presence of the resident of Jean-Michel Bazire, Gently de Muzerecent winner of the Vichy Celestins Prize.
Prix Christian de Tredern (Gr.3) and Prix La Périchole (Gr.3)
On the side of the jumpers, two Group 3 will appear on the program of the meeting ofAuteuil. The first is the Christian de Tredern Prize for 4 and 5 year olds. Winner at Group level in 2020 and recent second in a Listed, Hostess of Chenet is one of nine entered. The second is called the La Périchole pricewon in the past by big names in jumping: Remember Rose, Storm of Saintly, Kotkikova or Berry. dolphinHighness of Berlais in the Ferdinand Dufaure Prize (Gr.1), Impressive is on the entry list for this event.
Thursday June 23 – Chantilly
Hampton Prize (Listed) and La Moskowa Prize (Listed)
Two Listed will be on the menu of the meeting of Sweet whipped cream of this Thursday. the Hampton Prize will be contested on the straight course of the 1000 meters of the racecourse of the Princes of Condé. Well known in this kind of competitions, Suesa, Waltz tune and Berneuil could participate in this test. If the Hampton Prize is intended for sprinters, the other Listed of the day, the Moskowa price – run over the distance of 3000 meters – will bring together stayers, including certainly Evening Joysecond in Viscountess Vigier Prize (Gr.2).
Friday 24 June – Vincennes
As often on Friday, the temple of Trotting will be the scene of Quinté+, if the number of starters is high enough. The Melpomene Prize, for 5 and 6 year olds, seems to be the priority to support pay-per-view betting. Quality items like Guru, Heliot de Cahot, Hingala Vrie are part of the commitments.
Saturday 25 June – Compiègne
Quinté and Grand Prix de Compiègne 5th stage Défi du Galop (Listed)
It’s the most beautiful meeting of the year on the flat the Putois racecourse. The Quinté+, the Beyond the Tracks Award, will bring together gallopers aged 4 and over. The different competitors will compete over the distance of 2800 meters.
The sporting highlight will be the Compiegne Grand Prixwhich will also act as the 5th stage of the Galop Challenge. Winner of the previous edition, with Algiers, Andre Fabre could present Parchment and Salesman This year.
Irish Derby (Gr.1)
Two weeks after his hopeful third place in the Epsom Derby, Westover is shaping up to be the horse to beat in the Irish derby to curragh. The protege of Ralph Beckett must be wary of gallopers trained by Aidan O’Brien – winner of this Group 1 on 12 occasions –, changinggoftheguard, Stone Age and Bluegrass.
Sunday 26 June – Vincennes
Champions Day with 5 Groups 1
Champions Dayit is considered the most beautiful meeting of the year in Vincennes, resulting in five Group 1s. Initially scheduled for late August or early September, the Prix de Normandie – Stirrup 5 years Final (Gr.1) has been added to the program.
the René Balliere Prize (Gr.1) is the only Group 1 for older trotters on this gala day. Winner of the last six editions, with Bold Eagle and Face Time Bourbon – holder of the race record in 1’09”1 set in 2021 -, Sebastien Guarato will certainly not have a starter this year. Despite everything, a magnificent line-up is announced in view of the entry list. Amazingwinner of the Elilopp 2022, Galiusthe second of Prix d’Amérique – Legend Race, Devil of Vauvertauthor of the double Prix de Paris – Marathon Race / Harper Hanoversand Hohneckrecent winner of the Jean Le Gonidec Prizeare present there.
Relive the breathtaking victory of Etonnant in the Elitlopp 2022 at Solvalla:
the President of the Republic Prize – 4-year-old Stirrup Final (Gr.1) will crown the best “I” ridden. Last year, Rib Swallow won this event in the record time of 1’12”1 on the 2850 meters of the main track of Vincennes. Inseparable, Poret Indigo, Ideal of the Oak and This is Pariswill surely be the most prominent horses and will try to erase this chrono from the shelves.
the Albert Viel Prize (Gr.1) will also be in this tantalizing menu. Double title holder of this event, Philippe Allaire should delegate Just A Gigolo, the current leader of the 3-year-old harnessed. Always in the top two since the start of his career, Jazzy Perrine will try to imitate Axelle Darkthe last female to win this competition in 2013. The race record is held by pearl queen (1’12”6) which has held since 2006!
The ridden 3-year-olds will take part in their Group 1 with the Trial Price. Easy winner of the Brilliant Gay Award (Gr.2), on the course that interests us (the 2700 meters of the big track of Vincennes), Prior Jubilee will try to bring a first victory at the highest level to the family Desmarres.
the Prix de Normandie – Stirrup 5 years Final (Gr.1) brings together the best “H” under saddle. After France, cassate, Durzie, Heather Star, Flame of Goutier, Plains Gladys… the president ” Rib Swallow can follow the line of mares in this prestigious event.
Grand Prix de Lyon – 6th stage Défi du Galop (Listed) and Grand Steeple-Chase de Lyon (Listed)
The 6th stage of the Galop Challenge will take place at the hippodrome of Lyon Parilly. Winner of the last two editions, with silverstyle and Narcos, Jean Pierre Gauvin can triple the bet in this Lyon Grand Prixwith his champion Iresineundefeated in five races on this Parilly track.
8th stage of the Green Trophy
One week after the stageErbraythe Green Trophy caravan will stop at Touquet. A beautiful rope grass track on the right on which Ceylon Dairpet prevailed in front Landiers Blues in the 2019 edition.
Pretty Polly Stakes
Females aged 3 and over will be honored this Sunday at the curraghon the occasion of Pretty Polly Stakes (Gr.1). Winner in 2019 and 2021, with Iridessa and Thundering Nights, Joseph O’Brien should line up the winner of the Saint-Alary price 2022, Above The Curve.