French Trotting News - Statistic Of The Week

Statistic Of The Week of French Trotting News - 14th January 2022.

Picture: Racing Victoria

This Sunday will see the G2 Prix de Belgique (2850m) take the limelight at Vincennes. This is the final opportunity for horses to qualify for the G1 Prix d'Amerique in two weeks. The first three over the line will be offered a place in the final field. 

At the current entries stage this year indicates another quality renewal featuring the likes of last year's winner: Davidson du Pont, along with Zacon GioAmpia Mede SMDelia Du Pommereux, and Bahia Quesnot

Although no horse has completed the G2 Prix de Belgique (2850m) and G1 Prix d'Amérique (2700m) double since Bold Eagle in 2016, horses have followed up in the G1 Grand Prix de France (2100m) and G1 Prix de Paris Marathon Race (4150m). As shown in the table below Bird Parker went on to succeed in the 2018 G1 Prix de Paris Marathon Race (4150m), whilst Belina Josselyn managed the same double in 2020. It is also worth noting that 2012 G1 Prix d'Amérique (2700m) winner Ready Cash placed third in the G2 Prix de Belgique (2850m)

Year G2 Prix de Belgique (2850m) winner G1 Prix d'Amérique (2700m) winner G1 Grand Prix de France (2100m) winner G1 Prix de Paris Marathon Race (4150m) winner
2021 Davidson du Pont Face Time Bourbon Délia du Pommereux Étonnant
2020 Belina Josselyn Face Time Bourbon Davidson du Pont Bélina Josselyn
2019 Bird Parker Bélina Josselyn Readly Express Bélina Josselyn
2018 Bird Parker Readly Express Bélina Josselyn Bird Parker
2017 Briac Dark Bold Eagle Bold Eagle Bold Eagle
2016 Bold Eagle Bold Eagle Bold Eagle Lionel
2015 Uhlan du Val Up and Quick Timoko Up and Quick
2014 Yarrah Boko (SWE) Maharajah (SWE) Noras Bean (SWE) Up and Quick
2013 Yarrah Boko (SWE) Royal Dream Ready Cash Ready Cash
2012 Royal Dream Ready Cash Royal Dream Roxane Griff

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