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CLASSIC HOPES FOR 2022 

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The team at Chappet Racing ended the 2021 season on a high note sending out five individual two-year old winners in the last three months of the year. Highlights included the debuts of potential contenders for the classics in 2022.

Super stats of 2021 – Chappet Racing sent out 17 individual winners, including the highest-rated 2YO colt in France, the unbeaten TOPGEAR , a son of Wootton Bassett and winner of the Prix Eclipse (G3) at Chantilly on his third and final start of his campaign. Other promising youngsters of note include the JDG rising star ONESTO, Listed-placed ROCCIA NERA and impressive maiden winner FEELING GOOD.

In 2021, 28 of the 34 two-year-olds to have run have finished in the prize money, yielding a tremendous strike rate of 82%, which is identical to the previous season!

 

Wednesday 27th October - KALGANOV wins his maiden at Chantilly.

After an encouraging fourth place in a newcomers’ race on soft ground at Saint-Cloud on 7th October, KALGANOV got off the mark in the Prix des Terroirs de France (Maiden) over 1,300 metres on the fibresand track at Chantilly. 

Placed just behind the leaders, KALGANOV found himself short of room for a moment under jockey Stéphane Pasquier. In the straight, he changed line to get a clear run on the outside and found his stride in the final half furlong to win by a neck. Owned by Alain Jathière, Ecurie Vivaldi, Ecurie du Gave and Mandore International Agency, KALGANOV, was bred by Giovanni di Falduto. He is by Gutaifan (Dark Angel) out of Nidina (Hurricane Run), and is a nephew of the excellent Joanna. 

 

Thursday 18th November –  ETATIQUE makes a good impression

After an encouraging third place on his debut at Deauville in October, the beautifully bred ETATIQUE opened his account in the Prix Philippe Lorain (maiden) over 1,400 metres at Fontainebleau. 

Owned and bred by the Haras d’Etreham, the son of Wootton Bassett broke smartly under jockey Stéphane Pasquier and travelled strongly just behind the leader until showing a strong turn of foot in the final 400 metres to pull clear of the highly regarded Aga Khan colt Rozgar. 

 

Tuesday 7th December – Classic hope HEALING OASIS confirms at Chantilly 

HEALING OASIS  (Oasis Dream) won on her first start in the Prix de Bonneville for newcomers on 4th November at Deauville. For her second visit to the racecourse, in the Prix du Carrefour du Chêne Sec (Class 2) at Chantilly, the Haras de Saint-Julien-owned filly faced stiffer opposition and signed off her season with an authoritative success, validating her classic ambitions for 2022. 

Also bred by the Haras de Saint-Julien (Antoinette Tamagni-Bodmer), HEALING OASIS is a daughter of Juddmonte Farms stallion Oasis Dream and the unraced Healing Dream (Montjeu). The filly is the sixth offspring of her dam and her fourth winner. The second dam, Here on Earth (Mr Prospector), is a sister to Spinning World (Nureyev), dual winner of the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard-Jacques Le Marois.

 

Sunday, December 12th – GREGARINA makes a promising debut. 

Owned and bred by Rashit Shaykhutdinov GREGARINA (De Treville) made an excellent start to her career in the Prix de Lexington at Deauville over 1,500 metres. 

Placed quickly at the head of the field by Stéphane Pasquier, GREGARINA travelled strongly throughout the race and had plenty in hand over the last 300 metres to win by 2 ½ lengths. 

Bred by her owner, GREGARINA is a sister to Gagarin's Moon and part of the first generation of De Treville who stands at the Haras de Monfort et Préaux. She is out of Gagarina (Galileo) who is a sister to Attima (Zafonic), second in the Prix La Rochette (Gr3).

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