The French Guineas explained by the professionals

The French Guineas explained by the professionals

10 May 2016

The French Guineas, known as the Poules d'Essai des Poulains et des Pouliches (Grs.1), will exceptionally be held at Deauville-La Touques racecourse on Sunday 15 May due to the new Longchamp racecourse under construction.
At the origin, the French Guineas were prep races for the Groups 1 Prix du Jockey Club and Prix de Diane. Today, these contests run over the distance of 1,600 meters are part of the prestigious Classical program and have become a main objective for three-year-olds athletes.  

Discover the video of Thierry Jarnet, Jean-Claude Rouget, Olivier Peslier, Christiane Head-Maarek and Philippe Augier explaining the Poules d'Essai here (in French only).  

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