Chantilly (Paris): Holdthasigreen wins the Prix Royal Oak

Prix Royal Oak

As usual in France, every year at the end of October, an important day of racing takes place near Paris, which has taken place in a festive atmosphere and where, despite the gray and overcast sky, sport and spectacle have marinated The perfection.

Of the eight races held today, the highlight has undoubtedly been the Prix Royal Oak; It is a test that always arouses much expectation as it is the French equivalent of the famous St. Leger Stakes, which takes place in the United Kingdom. The French race has been won by Holdthasigreen (with Tony Piccone), a six-year-old specimen owned by Jean Gilbert. The second place went to Called to the Bar (with Maxime Guyon) and the third to Morgan Le Faye (with Mickael Barzalona).

The Prix Royal Oak is classified in Group 1 and has a distance of 3,100 meters. It was disputed for the first time in the year 1861 and throughout its trajectory it has suffered some modifications, as much in the name as in the conditions to participate. Currently it is reserved for horses of three or more years of age and the award was € 350,000, of which € 199,000 went to the winner.

Another test that deserves to be highlighted from this day of turf parisina is the Criterium International (G1), a race of 1,400 meters where the victory has gone to the Royal Meeting, led by the jockey Christophe Soumillon. The second to reach the finish line was Hermosa, with Ryan Lee Moore riding and in third position Graignes was classified with Cristian Demuro.

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