Keyword: France Galop

  • Attendees at the International Conference on Health, Safety, and Welfare of Jockeys, including retired jockey Ramon Dominguez (center).

    Jockeys Gather for International Conference

    Representatives of jockeys' organizations from around the world gathered at Monmouth Park Sept. 13 for the first session of a two-day meeting of the International Conference on Health, Safety, and Welfare of Jockeys.

  • Frankie Dettori

    Dettori on First Cornerstone in French Derby

    Jockey Frankie Dettori, cleared by France Galop to resume his career, has been named to ride Team Valor International's group II winner First Cornerstone in the Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby, Fr-I) at Chantilly June 2.

  • Frankie Dettori

    Dettori to Face Inquiry for Drug Positive

    Frankie Dettori, whose nearly two-decade association with Godolphin Racing recently came to an end, is set to face a France Galop inquiry next week after returning a positive drug test in mid-September at Longchamp.

  • Sea The Stars

    Sea The Stars, History are Arqana Sale Draws

    Arqana's Deauville yearling sale has seven yearlings by champion Sea The Stars. The sale company also hopes to attract U.S. participants with custom tours of the D-Day landing beaches near Normandy.

  • Kieren Fallon

    Jockey Fallon Banned 18 Months

    European rider Kieren Fallon has been handed a worldwide 18-month ban by France Galop after failing a random drug test in that country, according to <i>The Racing Post</i>.

  • Tristram Ricketts Dead

    British horseracing is coming to terms with the loss of one its most respected administrators following the death of Tristram Ricketts Nov. 7

  • French Derby Distance Could Be Shortened

    France Galop said Sept. 20 it's considering a proposal from its new president, Baron Edouard de Rothschild, who has suggested shortening the distance of the Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I), the French Derby, from 2,400 meters (12 furlongs) to 2,100 meters (10.5 furlongs).