Prix Edmond Blanc, stepping stone to reach new heights

09 March 2017

(Communiqué France Galop). - We wish to inform trainers that the entry fee for three Group races in France and in England will be offered by France Galop to the first four horses of the Prix Edmond Blanc (Group 3 – 4 years old and upwards – One mile), on Sunday 2nd April at Saint-Cloud (conditions of the race below).

Total prize money €80,000 (1st €40,000, 2nd €16,000, 3rd €12,000, 4th €8,000, 5th €4,000)

+ 63 % owners’ premium for 4yo French-bred

+ 43 % owners’ premium for 5yo and upwards French-bred

Please find below the three Group races, whose entry fee will be offered to the first four horses of The Prix Edmond Blanc :

PRIX DU MUGUET (Group 2 - 4 years old and upwards – One mile), at Saint-Cloud
Total prize money: €130,000
Monday 1st May
Entry fee: €960
Full details at thefrenchblacktype.com

BET365 MILE (Group 2 - 4 years old and upwards – One mile), at Sandown
Total prize money: £95,000
Friday 28th April
Entry fee: £950

THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE STAKES (Group 2 - 4 years old and upwards –
Fillies and Mares only - One mile), at Ascot
Total prize money: £175,000
Wednesday 21th June
Entry fee : £1,750

France Galop will also pay €1,000 for any horse with a rating of 110 travelled from outside France with the express purpose of running in this race. 

*Race conditions of THE PRIX EDMOND BLANC
For four years old and upwards
Weights: 56kg (8 st 11½lb)
Penalties, a winner since June 1st 2016 inclusive,
- Of a Group 3 race    1kg (2¼lb)
- Of a Group 2 race    2kg (4½lb)
- Of a Group 1 race    3kg (6½lb)

Early closing: Wednesday 15th March by 10.30 a.m. at FRANCE GALOP
Second entry: Friday 24th March by 10.30 a.m. at FRANCE GALOP

Contact : François BOULARD
+33 (0)1.49.10.21.20

fboulard@france-galop.com