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André Fabre

André Fabre (born December 9, 1945) is a French thoroughbred horse racing trainer.

The son of a diplomat, Fabre graduated from university with a law degree but then decided to pursue a career in thoroughbred horse racing. He began by working in the stables as a groom then as a schooling rider. He became France's leading jump jockey, winning more than two hundred and fifty races including the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris. When he turned to training horses, Fabre proved even more successful, first with jump horses then with flat racers.

He has been the champion trainer in France for nineteen straight years and is one of the most successful trainers in the world, winning across Europe and North America including four Breeders' Cup races. Among the many champions Fabre has trained are Trempolino, Peintre Celebre, and two horses ranked No. 1 in the world, Hurricane Run (2005) and Manduro (2007).

Major wins

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  • Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud - (6) - Village Star (1988), In the Wings (1990), Apple Tree (1994), Carnegie (1995), Fragrant Mix (1998), Plumania (2010)
  • Poule d'Essai des Poulains - (5) - Siberian Express (1984), Soviet Star (1987), Vahorimix (2001), Clodovil (2003), Lope de Vega (2010)
  • Prix de Diane - (3) - Lypharita (1985), Jolypha (1992), Nebraska Tornado (2003)
  • Prix Ganay - (4) - Creator (1990), Subotica (1992), Indian Danehill (2000), Cutlass Bay (2010)
  • Prix d'Ispahan - (7) - Al Nasr (1982), Crystal Glitters (1984), Creator (1990), Arcangues (1993), Loup Sauvage (1998), Valixir (2005), Manduro (2007)
  • Prix Lupin - (2) - Cloudings (1997), Gracioso (1999)
  • Prix du Moulin de Longchamp - (5) - Soviet Star (1988), Polish Precedent (1989), Ski Paradise (1994), Nebraska Tornado (2003), Grey Lilas (2004)
  • Prix Rothschild - (4) - Nashmeel (1987), Ski Paradise (1993), Smolensk (1995), Daneskaya (1997)
  • Prix Royal-Oak - (6) - Star Lift (1988), Top Sunrise (1989), Raintrap (1993), Sunshack (1995), Amilynx (1999, 2000)
  • Prix Saint-Alary - (7) - Grise Mine (1984), Rosefinch (1992), Intrepidity (1993), Moonlight Dance (1994), Muncie (1995), Luna Wells (1996), Vadawina (2005)

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  • Oaks - (1) - Intrepidity (1993)

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  • Irish Derby - (2) - Winged Love (1995), Hurricane Run (2005)

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