Keyword: Longchamp

  • Ribot

    BackTrack: Ribot Repeats in Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

    This week's BackTrack offers a recap of the Oct. 7, 1956 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp where Ribot won the race for a second straight year. The story, headlined "Champion of the World," was written by BloodHorse staff. 

  • Double-Digit Growth in Arc Export Handle

    Growth in export market wagering on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe card illustrates the importance of expanding wagering agreements worldwide, Louis Romanet said during his closing remarks at the IFHA annual conference.

  • Golden Horn wins the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

    Golden Horn Impressive in Arc de Triomphe

    Anthony Oppenheimer's 3-year-old colt Golden Horn, racing just behind the pacemaker, took off when asked in the stretch to comfortably win the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 4.

  • Stunning Treve Romps Away in Prix Vermeille

    Al Shaqab Racing's two-time Arc winner Treve pulled away with stunning ease in the stretch, leaving her overmatched rivals behind in the Qatar Prix Vermeille (Fr-I) Sept. 13 at Longchamp.

  • Erupt Stamps Arc Credentials at Longchamp

    Darley's megastar stallion Dubawi gained his eighth group I winner of the year when unbeaten Erupt captured the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr.-I) for 3-year-olds, Bastille Day, July 14, at Longchamp.

  • Queen's Jewel wins the Pour Moi Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary.

    Solow, Queen's Jewel Win at Longchamp

    Trainer Freddy Head and jockey Maxime Guyon teamed for a group I double May 24 at Longchamp, winning the Prix d'Ispahan with Solow and the Pour Moi Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary with Queen's Jewel.

  • Ervedya wins the Poule D'Essaides Pouliches.
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    Ervedya Up Late for French 1,000 Guineas Win

    The Aga Khan's Ervedya was up in time to deny front-runner Irish Rookie victory the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (Fr-I, French One Thousand Guineas) May 10 at Longchamp.

  • Make Believe wins the D'Essai Des Poulains Prix Le Parisien.
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    Make Believe Dominates French 2,000 Guineas

    Prince Faisal's Make Believe made the pace and easily won the Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Fr-I, French Two Thousand Guineas) from late-running stablemate New Bay May 9 at Longchamp.

  • Maftool (left) won the U.A.E. Two Thousand Guineas on Feb. 12.

    Maftool Aims for Second Guineas Win

    Godolphin's U.A.E. Two Thousand Guineas (UAE-III) winner Maftool is among 18 runners for the Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Fr-I, French Two Thousand Guineas) May 10 at Longchamp.

  • Tac de Boistron Repeats in French St. Leger

    Tac de Boistron overtook pacesetter High Jinx in the final furlong and struck for a repeat win in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I, French St. Leger) Oct. 26 at Longchamp.

  • Dayatthespa

    Slideshow: The Week in Photos for 10/7/2014

    See races from the new dirt surface at Keeneland, racing from Belmont Park, France, Santa Anita Park, Woodbine Racetrack, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Australia & More!

  • Treve wins the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
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    Treve Regains Brilliance to Post Arc Repeat

    Treve left both detractors and admirers in awe Oct. 5 with a dominant victory in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) for the second straight year.

  • High Jinx Makes All to Capture Prix Cadran

    High Jinx broke through in his third attempt to win the Qatar Prix du Cadran (Fr-I) Oct. 5 at Longchamp, making all the pace and holding on to score by a neck in the stamina-sapping marathon.

  • We Are wins the Prix de l'Opera Longines (Fr-I).
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    Vindication for We Are in Prix de l'Opera

    George Strawbridge's homebred We Are gamely charged between rivals and was up in time at Longchamp Oct. 5 to win the Prix de l'Opera Longines, her first victory at the group I level.

  • Gleneagles and Full Mast finishing the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere. 
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    Full Mast Lands Lagardere on Gleneagles' DQ

    Coolmore and partners were denied a sweep of the 2-year-old races Oct. 5 at Longchamp when Gleneagles lost the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Fr-I) in the stewards' room.

  • Found wins the Total Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium des Pouliches (Fr-I).
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    Found Much the Best in Marcel Boussac

    Coolmore and partners' Found scored in convincing fashion in the Total Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium des Pouliches (Fr-I) for 2-year-old fillies Oct. 5 at Longchamp.

  • Cirrus des Aigles DQ'd From Fourth Dollar Win

    Cirrus des Aigles' highly anticipated return from injury was spoiled Oct. 4 at Longchamp when he was disqualified from first in the QNB Prix Dollar (Fr-II), race he had won three times previously.

  • Baltic Baroness Wins Vermeille, Treve Fourth

    Baltic Baroness, a 22-1 longshot, handed Pomology her first defeat Sept. 14 in winning the Prix Vermeille (Fr-I) by a short head at Longchamp. Defending Arc winner Treve was fourth as the even-money choice.

  • Former Classics Starters Line Up in Jean Prat

    French Guineas runner-up Prestige Vendome will try to bounce back from his unplaced finish in the French Derby against six rivals in the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) July 14 at Longchamp.

  • French Derby Duo Clash Again at Longchamp

    Trainer Kevin Ryan will find out if record-setting Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) victor The Grey Gatsby has the stamina to win the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) July 13 at Longchamp.

  • 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.

  • Karakonti won the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere in October 2013.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2814170178&k=W7T22bf">Order This Photo</a>

    Competitive Fields Set for French Classics

    French group I winner Karakontie looks the standout in a field of 14 3-year-olds for the Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Fr-I, French Two Thousand Guineas) May 11 at Longchamp.

  • Cirrus des Aigles Defeats Treve in Prix Ganay

    Cirrus des Aigles got the best of Qutar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Treve in a stretch-long duel April 27 at Longchamp, handing the filly the first defeat of her career in the Prix Ganay (Fr-I).

  • 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.

  • Les Beaufs Dominates in Prix Royal-Oak

    Les Beaufs controlled the pace and scored a 4 1/2-length win over Silver Valny in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I), or French St. Leger, Oct. 28 at Longchamp.

  • Frankel is scheduled to make his final start on British Champions Day.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1927620622&k=Crnm232">Order This Photo</a>

    Which Championship Meet is the Champion?

    There are international implications to the Oct. 10 announcement that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, will attend the races at Ascot Oct. 20. A battle for supremacy is looming among three big year-ending race meets.

  • Ridasiyna Decisive Winner of Prix de l'Opera

    The Aga Khan's Ridasiyna rallied from well off the pace to collar Izzi Top in the final 200 meters and score a clear win in the Qatar Prix de l'Opera (Fr-I) Oct. 7 at Longchamp.

  • Molly Malone Charges Home in Prix du Cadran

    Molly Malone, always in striking position for jockey Umberto Rispoli, closed with a rush to win the marathon Qatar Prix du Cadran (Fr-I) to conclude the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe program at Longchamp Oct. 7.

  • Gordon Lord Byron Pens Prix de Foret Triumph

    Gordon Lord Byron registered his first group victory when he swept to the lead deep in the straight for William Buick and held on well in the Qatar Prix de la Foret (Fr-I) over heavy turf at Longchamp Oct. 7.

  • Olympic Glory comes home strong to win the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-Grand Criterium.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2134090569&k=svNt3rK">Order This Photo</a>

    Juveniles Shine on Arc Undercard

    Olympic Glory and Silasol won the two races for juveniles on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) undercard on Oct. 7 at Longchamp.

  • Solemia catches Orfevre to win the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2133918968&k=gpj7Wf9">Order This Photo</a>

    Flying Solemia Catches Orfevre for Arc Upset

    Filly Solemia caught favorite Orfevre in the final couple of strides to produce a major upset in the $5.2 million Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 7.

  • Wizz Kid comes on late to win the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Lonchamp.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2133860711&k=pvH84mv">Order This Photo</a>

    Wizz Kid Stops Mayson in Prix de l'Abbaye

    Wizz Kid came with a storming late run to win the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Lonchamp (Fr-I) on Oct. 7, denying favorite Mayson in the opening Thoroughbred race on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) card.

  • Cirrus des Aigles Romps to Prix Dollar Win

    As a showdown with Frankel looms later this month, European champion Cirrus des Aigles uncoiled an explosive rally a quarter mile out at Longchamp, romping to an easy win in the Oct. 6 Qatar Prix Dollar (Fr-II).

  • Camelot will start from post 5 in the Arc.

    Orfevre, Camelot Among 18 Runners for Arc

    The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) Oct. 7 at Longchamp attracted a large and competitive field of 18, headed by reigning Japanese Horse of the Year Orfevre and mutliple European classic winner Camelot.

  • Cirrus des Aigles

    Cirrus des Aigles Kicks Off Arc Weekend

    Longchamp will offer 15 races over two days Oct. 6-7, including Europe's premier middle-distance test, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), during France's marquee racing weekend.