Big June Ahead for French Horse Racing

France ChantillyFrench horse racing in June offers an exciting and varied calendar, featuring prestigious events such as the Qatar Prix du Jockey Club, the Prix La Coupe, the Prix de Diane, the Grand National du Trot and the Prix du Président de La République.


The racecourses will be very coveted during this month of June thanks to the prestige and history of the races.

4th June – The Qatar Prix du Jockey Club will be held at the Chantilly racecourse, a race reserved for 3-year-old colts during which they will have an intense battle for the title of champion.

7th June – A few days later, the 6th stage of the Grand National du Trot will take place at the Laval racetrack. This is a must for trotting fans where many champions will compete to win this competition.

11th June – Direction the Paris-Longchamp racecourse for the Prix La Coupe which is a flat race for which horses of 4 years old and more will fight for the victory.

18th June – The show will continue at the Chantilly racetrack with the Prix de Diane, a major race in the equestrian calendar. This event is highly anticipated as it attracts the best. The race is reserved for 3-year-old fillies and is also known as the “Ladies Jockey Club”.

21st June – The Grand National du Trot will be back for the 7th stage which will take place this time on the Langon racecourse. It will be a great first for this racecourse where the best trotters will compete.

25th June – It will be on the Vincennes racecourse that will close this month of June with the Prix du Président de La République which is a mounted trotting race, this race will gather the best trotters of the country for an exceptional day.

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