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Poule d'Essai des Poulains

Race Name Grade Track
Poule d'Essai des Poulains 1 Longchamp Racecourse Poule d'Essai des Poulains

Poule d'Essai des Poulains

The Poule d'Essai des Poulains is a group 1 thoroughbred horse race run in France by 3-year old colts over 1600m (about 1 mile). The purse for this exciting race is ?400 000.

This race, as well as the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (the race for Fillies) was originally run in 1883. Before this date, there was only one race which both fillies and colts could compete in. The Poule d'Essai des Poulains was run for the first time at the Champ de Mars racecourse in 1840, and moved to Longchamp in 1857.

The jockey with the most wins in the Poule d'Essai des Poulains is Freddy Head who has won the race 6 times.

Poule d'Essai des Poulains Racecourse


The Longchamp racecourse is situated on the Route des Tribunes in Paris, France. The 57 hectare facility is situated on the banks of the river Seine and is known for its diverse interlocked tracks as well as the renowned hill that always proves a tough challenge to the competitors.

Poule d'Essai des Poulains
Longchamp has 46 various starting posts on 17 hectares where a number of racecourses are situated, varying in distance from 1000m to 4000m. With its beautiful setting, Longchamp racecourse has provided inspiration to many artists over the ages, Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas to mention but two.

Poule d'Essai des Poulains - Past Winners

2003 Clodovil
2004 American Post
2005 Shamardal
2006 Aussie Rules
2007 Astronomer Royal

Poule d'Essai des Poulains - Betting

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