GATSBY A FUTURE STAYING STAR
It’s a winning return to ParisLongchamp! Antoinette Tamagni’s homebred chestnut colt Master Gatsby (The Grey Gatsby) has been a model of consistency since opening his account at the beginning of the year and this week, the three-year-old launched himself into the elite league of young stayers with an impressive victory in the Gr.3 Prix Gerald de Geoffre (Prix de Lutece) at ParisLongchamp.
GOOD GUESS WINS SMARTLY ON DEBUT
Chappet Racing fielded six runners on Sunday’s Qatar Prix du Jockey Club card at Chantilly, and despite numerous honourable efforts from our troop, the performance of the day undoubtedly went to Hisaaki Saito’s winning debutante GOOD GUESS.
SECOND LISTED SUCCESS FOR PRINCE LANCELOT
Kicking off a wonderful start to the month of May, the team at Chappet Racing celebrated yet another success from our rock-solid PRINCE LANCELOT (Sir Prancealot), who took the Listed Prix Servanne (1,200m) at Chantilly on Tuesday. Now a dual Listed winner, Prince Lancelot has been an admirable money-spinner for his owner Antoine Gilbert and on Monday, the four-year-old recorded a fifth success from just thirteen career starts.
LANCELOT LEADS THE WAY
As the team at Chappet Racing gear-up towards some of the big Spring fixtures, it was great to secure a brace of victories earlier this week. Having given us many enjoyable days over the previous two seasons, it was fantastic to see PRINCE LANCELOT (Sir Prancealot) make a successful seasonal debut in the Prix de la Futaie des Epinettes (Class 2) at Chantilly on Wednesday.
SUPER STATS OF 2021
Chappet Racing have produced eight individual two-year-old winners this season, including the unbeaten TOPGEAR. Owned by Hisaaki Saito, Topgear won the Prix Eclipse (G3) at Chantilly on his third and most recent start. The son of Wotton Bassett now boasts a French rating of 49 (108 in UK) and should make his presence felt at the top-level next term.
A NEW 2YO DEBUTE WINNER
Onesto makes an impression
The well-bred Onesto (Frankel), made a fantastic start to his racing career when taking the Prix de Villebon (newcomers) in fine style at Chantilly on his debut in competition for owners Jean-Pierre-Joseph Dubois, Jean-Etienne Dubois, Ecurie Hunter Valley, Haras d'Etreham, Ecurie Billon, Ecurie Elag and Hubert Guy. His impressive win earned him ‘Rising Star’ status from both the Jour de Galop and the TDN!
NEW DOUBLE IN DEAUVILLE!
And an exciting 2yo prospect.
The 2-year-old TOPGEAR, owned by Hisaaki Saito, followed up on his impressive debut win in the Prix de Tancarville at Deauville with a second success at the same track in the Prix Irish River (Class 2, over 1,300m).....
A pair of winning fillies
Thursday saw a quick-fire double on the cards at one of France’s most charming tracks -Fontainebleau. First up was the 3-year-old filly BAVARIA BABY, in the colours of her breeder Ecurie Normanie Pur-Sang. (...)
Prix de Reux (Gr.3)
The lightly-race four-year-old SKYWARD posted a remarkable performance to land the Gr.3
Prix de Reux over 2500m
in John Messara’s famous yellow and black checkered silks.
The season now well and truly
in swing, the 2-year-olds
have been hitting the track and
with some promising results.
In the colours of Sheail
Bin Khalifa Al Kuwari,
SAQR (Dutch Art) kept his perfect scorecard when winning the Qatar Prix des Yearlings,
a conditions race over 1200m,
at Deauville, July 12.
SUPERB ONESTO TAKES GROUP ONE SUCCESS
A Bastille Day that will be remembered fondly by all at Chappet Racing! Our extremely talented colt Onesto (Frankel) fulfilled the promise he has always shown and took a Group One success for the yard when winning the Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp on July 14th.
GATSBY EN ROUTE TO GLORY
Not only is Antoinette Tamagni’s homebred Master Gatsby (The Grey Gatsby) extremely handsome, but the chestnut colt is proving to be quite talented on the racecourse too and put up an excellent display when landing the Prix Des Sequoias (Class 2) at Fontainebleau on Wednesday.
CHAPPET WHITE WHISKY
Despite only debuting in May of his three-year-old year, the talented White Whisky has quickly developed into one of the most consistent horses in training at Chappet Racing. Owned and bred by loyal yard supporter Rashit Shaykhutdinov, White Whisky kicked off his 2022 campaign in perfect style, with an imposing success in the Prix des Pavillons de Bercy (Class 2) at ParisLongchamp earlier this week.
SWEETHEART THE LATEST WINNING FILLY
Adding further substance to the list of thriving fillies at Chappet Racing, the aptly named SWEETHEART opened her account in impressive fashion on Thursday afternoon, showing a beautiful turn of foot to claim the Prix de Gruchy at Deauville.
Carrying the silks of PG Racing Club
TWO-YEAR-OLDS CONTINUE TO SHINE
Boasting a long-standing reputation as one of the country’s highest achieving producers of two-year-old’s, the team at Chappet Racing have enjoyed further success with their juveniles in recent days.
A NEW 2YO GROUP WINNER
in the Prix Éclipse (Gr.3)
The 2yo colt Topgear (Wootton Bassett), unbeaten in his career two starts, stretched his record to three when taking the coveted Prix Éclipse (Gr3) at Chantilly over 1,200m. The juvenile colt, who is owned by Hisaaki Saito, proved courageous to come and pocket a first Black Type victory.
2 WINS IN 2 STARTS!
GAGARIN'S MOON makes it two wins
in as many starts
GAGARIN'S MOON (Sea the Moon) remains unbeaten after two starts. This is a result of the three-year-old colt, owned and bred by Rashit Shaykhutdinov, landing the Prix du Rocher Cassepot (Class 2, 1,800m) (9f) at Fontainebleau on Friday.
1, 2 and 3!
A Listed treble at ParisLongchamp!
Following yesterday’s Listed victory, the first three home in the Prix de Saint-Cyr, a Listed race for 3-year-olds, were all trained by Fabrice! Speak Of The Devil, in the colours of Rashit Shaykhutdinov, was the ½ length winner in front of Mageva, who is owned by Antoine Gilibert (...)
Acapulco Gold flies home
for a Listed victory
The Chris Wright homebred ACAPULCO GOLD (Bungleinthejungle) was the runaway winner of the 1000m Listed Prix des Rêves d'Or
at Vichy, 23 July.
DEBUTANTE DOUBLE AT SAINT-CLOUD
The Chappet Racing team fielded five runners this afternoon at Saint-Cloud (24th June) and we were delighted to come away from the Parisian course with two nice winners, who are both owned and bred by long-standing yard supporter Rashit Shaykhutdinov.
ONESTO FIRMLY ON CLASSIC TRAIL
Since making a successful début at Chantilly last September, the team at Chappet Racing have held ONESTO, a son of Frankel, in the highest regard. Having his second start of the season, the three-year-old colt confirmed those expectations with a striking performance in Sunday’s Gr.2 Prix Greffulhe at Saint-Cloud.
HAYES TEAM IN WINNING FORM
Following on from last month’s successes of both Pourquoi Pas (Dark Angel) and Once (Tamayuz), long standing owner-breeders Brendan and Anne-Marie Hayes enjoyed another Chappet Racing-trained winner this week. The rapidly improving filly, CHAUSSONS ROSES (New Approach) battled her way to success in the Prix Desir de Mai (Maiden) at Lyon-Parilly and in doing so, became the fourth winner during the month of April for the yard.
Kicking off 2022 in Chantilly
1-2 in the newcomers
& a 3yo Listed victory
At Chantilly on Tuesday the yard celebrated a 1-2 in the fillies’ newcomers race with POURQUOI PAS and BAMBITA, followed shortly after by a Listed victory with the 3yo colt MACHETE!
In the Prix de la Serpentine (3yo fillies, Newcomers, 1,900m) Pourquoi Pas, in the colours of Anne-Marie Hayes, had to dig deep to hold off her stablemate Bambita, who is owned by Rashit Shaykhutdinov in a thrilling finish.
BEL ARISTO CLAIMS
FIRST LISTED SUCCESS
Since making his racecourse debut in March this year, three-year-old BEL ARISTO has continued to impress with each subsequent run and on Friday, October 1st, the son of New Approach landed a first success at Listed level in taking the Prix Scaramouche (L)at Saint-Cloud.
A run of form in August has seen 6 winners from the yard in the last two weeks!
WATCHMEN led the way when scoring on the 1st August at Clairefontaine for owner Antoinette Tamagni.
The following day at Dieppe, the speedy and consistent KILFRUSH MEMORIES stormed to a win in a Class 2 race over 1,100m in the colours of Sydney Vidal. This tough performer brings his career earning to over €215,000!
Winner on debut at Chantilly
WATCH HIM (Elvstroem) broke his maiden on debut in fine style at Chantilly on Tuesday, on the all-weather track in the Prix du Beauvaisis. Owned in association by Antoine Gilibert, whose colours he carries, Alexander Tamagni, Haras Du Ma and Fabrice. .
GOLD TRIP puts in a top-level performance in the Juddmonte
Grand Prix de Paris (Gr.1)
In the colours of Jean-Louis Bouchard, GOLD TRIP maintained Fabrice’s excellent strike rate in Classic races when finishing third in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Gr1) at ParisLongchamp on Sunday (...)
In the Press!
Fabrice gives an interview
to Jour de Galop about his Classic contenders, and the route
that brought him here (French).
Il aura trois partantes dans
le Prix de Diane, et autant
dans le Prix du Jockey Club. Depuis la victoire de Précieuse (Tamayuz) dans l’Emirates Poule d’essai des Pouliches (Gr1)
en 2017, Fabrice Chappet fait partie des entraîneurs classiques. Un qualificatif qui change tout...