Keyword: Gerard Augustin-Normand

  • Almanzor Surprises in French Derby

    Trainer Jean-Claude Rouget sent out favorite Mekhtaal in the Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) June 5 but his lightly regarded Almanzor pulled off the victory at 20-1 odds.

  • Avenir Certain Cruises to French Oaks Win

    Unbeaten Avenir Certain added a second classic win to her record when she captured the Prix de Diane Longines (Fr-I, French Oaks) June 15 at Chantilly.

  • Avenir Certain wins the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches.
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    Unbeaten Avenir Certain Takes French Classic

    Avenir Certain unwound a powerful late rally and was an impressive winner of the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (Fr-I, French One Thousand Guineas) May 11 at Longchamp.