A round-up of the leading trainers, owners, jockeys and horses in France
Wins by female riders still only accounted for 10% of those achieved by their male counterparts
Since 2011 the amount generated by the Pari Mutuel Urbain for racing has declined The sum, roughly equally split between gallopers and trotters, was €876m that year but only €796m in 2016
Desmond Stoneham summarisies the racing season in France
Docteur De Ballon, trained by Louisa Carberry and ridden by her brother in law Peterjon, was travelling well when falling the Grade 2 Prix Georges Courtois
The five-year-old is unbeaten in three chases this season and can add to his win over the course and distance last time
The ParisLongchamp project is on track and on budget to host racing again next season
Desmond Stoneham goes through a list of two-year-olds who have impressed late in the season
Haggle ran out an impressive winner at Chantilly last weekend for Irish-connected trainer Henri-Francois Devin
James Reveley declares Francois Nicolle's four-year-old is the best horse he has ever sat on after she scored her second Grade 1 impressively at Auteuil last Sunday
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