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Prix Léon Olry-Roederer : In the shade of the grey mares

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The two 5-year-old mares at the start in the Prix Léon Olry-Roederer Hurdle race (Gr2), both gray, beat their five opponents on Sunday at Auteuil in a last clash of the top hurdlers this term. The front runner Rafffles Sun (Poliglote) challenged the favourite Paul’s Saga (Martaline) to the post, but finally obliged in second, beaten[…..]

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Christy 1965 Chase : Cyrname, Fresh Prince of Ascot

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They were only three at the start, Saturday at Ascot in the 1965 Christy Chase (Gr2), but the media had already promoted the race as the first big clash of the 2019/2020 National Hunt season. The 9-year-old Altior (High Chaparral), undefeated in 19 races over the obstacles was back against the native of France Cyrname (Nickname), born[…..]

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Renaud du Vivier : L’Autonomie is the new Princess of Auteuil

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L’Autonomie (Blue Bresil) has borne the full weight of the race in the Prix Renaud du Vivier 4yo Hurdle race (Gr1), but she repelled every assault and won the champions’ way, by 18 lengths, beating Cotée Sud (Lord du Sud) and Byzance du Berlais (Martaline). Three fillies take the first places in this hurdlers championship, and they all[…..]

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