More and more of the top trainers send their better horses to try and win races in France than used to be the case. Better prize money is the attraction. That and the idea of beating French opponents in their own backyard.
I am sometimes asked why I don't touch races like those taking place across the English channel this weekend. It is because why I know all about the British or Irish horses being sent to race in France, I know too little about the French trained horses. Few UK so called experts do.
I prefer to stick . . .
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