Racing
NEWS: French prize money up 12% next year
Mark Costello
The French Tote suffered a drop in revenue due to Covid-19 but expects to be back to full capacity in 2022
8 October 2021 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Moving the Arc is a non-runner
Leo Powell suggests that moving the Arc from its traditional slot will get little support
13 May 2021 Latest News
NEWS: Boudot suspended after rape indictment
Boudot spent two days in police custody this week and has been suspended from riding for the next two days by France Galop
RORY DELARGY: Keeping all avenues, and minds, open
It is unrealistic to expect a smooth avenue return of racing, so the industry needs to prepare for different eventualities, writes Rory Delargy
22 May 2020 Inside Racing
FRANCE: Racing continues as red zones sidestepped
France Galop implemented Plan B when tracks in the red zone were closed. L’Autonomie was the star of the weekend winning the Grade 2 Prix Leon Rambaud
FRANCE: France off and running
French racing returned on Mondayjj after some frantic weekend negotiations saw France Galop boss Edouard de Rothschild pull out all the stops to change President Macron’s mind
15 May 2020 Inside Racing
French racing primed for May 11th return
France Galop and LeTrot issued a statement on Wednesday night, outlining plans for a resumption of racing in the country, pending a Government green light
24 April 2020 Inside Racing
French classics moved to new dates
It's been a positive week for French racing and breeding, with news of a restart on May 11th
24 April 2020 Latest News
French officials report 'positive' meeting on racing restart
May 11th being touted as a possible start date for the resumption of French racing behind closed doors
21 April 2020 Latest News
British and French authorities still aiming for May return
Lockdowns in both countries extend into next month, but both racing authorities are hopeful of racing behind closed doors in May
17 April 2020 Inside Racing
Key French racing talks next Tuesday
The heads of France Galop, LeTROT and the PMU will meet the Minister for Agriculture next week. Meanwhile, Arqana has delayed its Breeze-Up Sale
15 April 2020 Latest News
MONDAY OUTLOOK: Robbie Downey badly let down by authorities
Ronan Groome details Robbie Downey's case after the 23-year-old had a six-month ban from France Galop reciprocated in Britain, where he holds his licence, last week
13 January 2020 Inside Racing