Thursday, march 9, 2017

THE PRIX EDMOND BLANC, A STEPPING STONE TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS

We wish to inform trainers that the entry fee for three Group races in France and in England will be offered by FRANCE GALOP to the first four horses of THE PRIX EDMOND BLANC*.

The PRIX EDMOND BLANC will take place on Sunday 2nd April at Saint-Cloud

(Group 3 – 4 years old and upwards – One mile)

Total prize money 80.000 € (1st 40.000 €, 2nd 16.000 €, 3rd 12.000 €, 4th 8.000 €, 5th 4.000 €)

+ 63 % owners’ premium for 4yo French-bred

+ 43 % owners’ premium for 5yo and upwards French-bred

Please find below the three Group races, whose entry fee will be offered to the first four horses of THE PRIX EDMOND BLANC :

PRIX DU MUGUET (Group 2 – 4 years old and upwards – One mile), at Saint-Cloud

Total prize money: 130.000 €

Monday 1st May

Entry fee: 960 €

Full details at thefrenchblacktype.com

BET365 MILE (Group 2 – 4 years old and upwards – One mile), at Sandown

Total prize money: 95.000 £

Friday 28th April

Entry fee: 950 £

THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE STAKES (Group 2 – 4 years old and upwards –
Fillies and Mares only – One mile)

Total prize money: 175.000 £

Wednesday 21th June

Entry fee : 1750 £

FRANCE GALOP will also pay 1.000 € for any horse with a rating of 110 and above Starting in this race, which has travelled from outside France with the express purpose of running. 

*Race conditions of THE PRIX EDMOND BLANC:

For four years old and upwards

Weights: 56kg (8 st 11½lb)

Penalties, a winner since June 1st 2016 inclusive,

Of a Group 3 race    1kg (2¼lb)

Of a Group 2 race    2kg (4½lb)

Of a Group 1 race    3kg (6½lb)

Early closing: Wednesday 15th March by 10.30 a.m. at FRANCE GALOP

Second entry: Friday 24th March by 10.30 a.m. at FRANCE GALOP