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Alain de Royer-Dupre

Alain de Royer-Dupré (born 24 September 1944) is a leading French racehorse trainer. He began training in Normandy, but his career achieved its greatest heights following his move to Chantilly in 1981. On the death of François Mathet, de Royer-Dupré became the principal French trainer to HH Aga Khan IV, for whom he has handled a string of major winners around the world.

Major wins

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  • Grand Prix de Paris - (4) - Sumayr (1985), Valanour (1995), Khalkevi (2002), Montmartre (2008)
  • Prix de Diane - (6) - Shemaka (1993), Vereva (1997), Zainta (1998), Daryaba (1999), Zarkava (2008), Sarafina (2010)
  • Prix Ganay - (4) - Kartajana (1991), Valanour (1996), Astarabad (1998), Dark Moondancer (1999)
  • Prix du Jockey Club - (5) - Darshaan (1984), Mouktar (1985), Natroun (1987), Dalakhani (2003), Darsi (2006)
  • Prix Saint-Alary - (4) - Behera (1989), Zainta (1998), Belle et Celebre (2008), Sarafina (2010)
  • Prix Vermeille - (6) - Sharaya (1983), Darara (1986), Daryaba (1999), Shawanda (2005), Mandesha (2006), Zarkava (2008)

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