Entries to the main French classics of 2017 close on Wednesday, February 22nd, at 10:30am (French time, i.e. 9:30am in UK/Ireland):
- Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (Gr1, €450,000), Saturday 13 May, Deauville (€1,080 to enter);
- Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Gr1, €550,000), Sunday 14 May, Deauville (€1,300 to enter);
- The Gurkha Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary (Gr1, €250,000), Sunday 14 May, Deauville (€960 to enter);
- Prix du Jockey Club (Gr1, €1.5m), Sunday 4 June, Chantilly (€2,640 to enter);
- Prix de Diane Longines (Gr1, €1m), Sunday 18 June, Chantilly (€2,040 to enter);
- Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Gr1, €600,000), Friday 14 July, Saint-Cloud (€1,440 to enter).
More details on thefrenchblacktype.com.