A day after his 41st birthday, he’s back here, “I want to be No. 1 again” as he told us… Christophe Soumillon wins the Prix du Jockey Club for the first time fourth on Vadeni . saddle

He loves sports, champions and regrets that jockeys are not considered top athletes. He ? It’s Christophe Soumillon! The day after her forty-first birthday, the husband of an elated Sophie Thalmann, surrounded by their three children, won the Club Prix du Jockey (Gr. I), an awarding event crown for the best 3-year-old pony, with Vadeni. “I would love to see Rafael Nadal’s third set, making his hero debut of the day, a sign of his passion for the sport at its peak. My victory shows how loyal you must be to these wonderful institutions and how to be patient. I’m really excited for Princess Aga Khan’s robe. Farms of such quality may go through periods of less glory but it always ends up coming back. »

In a race led by lovers at top speed, Modern gamecome from England, last brave third, Vadeni and Christophe Soumillon put their opponents to a standstill. Georges Rimaud, director of the stables, stated: “This victory gives the Duchess and the Princess immense joy, and in the year we celebrate 100 years of breeding” the victory, Prince Karim Aga Khan has been patron of the restoration of the Château de Chantilly, which is adjacent to the racecourse, where Vadeni and Christophe Soumillon, the author of the hat-trick, showed up. The Belgian driver will therefore end his day without a “seum” but with a big smile. The obligation was as fulfilled as he had been for more than twenty years since he won the first of the four Prix du Jockey clubs in 2001.

Before the start of the races, yesterday in Chantilly (Oise), representatives of the Department of Racing and Games conducted an entrance inspection of the cages. The chests and bags of the horse riders were checked. “These checks are part of our privileges,” said the person assigned to this task. So the better for us and for the professionals, no violations were recorded. »

Other highlights of the day

The real face of Mare Australis

Last year’s Prix Ganay (Gr. I) winner, Mare Australis won the Grand Prix de Chantilly from start to finish, yesterday at the Princes de Condé circuit. “After a year away and two races back in school, resident André Fabre is back at his best,” said his jockey, Olivier Peslier. He is two miles ahead Bubble gift. This Group II base block is completed by Glycon.

Purplepay wins easily

She revealed the resources last year when she placed third in the Critérium International (Gr. I) competition. Yesterday at Chantilly Racecourse, purple confirmed its high quality when it won the Prix de Sandringham (Gr. II) at the hands of Tom Marquand. Residents of William Haggas lead more than two lengths, Life is movingpreceded by a neckline Sicilian Defense.

Brostaigh before Air de Valse

An extremely coveted event for sprinters, the Prix du Prix du Gros-Chêne returned to Chantilly yesterday, to Brostaigh. The chubby 3-year-old Dylan McMonagle claims her ascent after winning in Ireland last month in the same 1,000m. In this Group II, the dispute is on a straight line, it is a power struggle Waltz dancePresented by Corine Barande Barbe.

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