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French Classic Races

In France, the Classics of horse racing are a series of Group One Thoroughbred horse races run annually on the flat. The four races are organized by France Galop.

The Prix de Diane is restricted to filles.

Only Le Pacha in 1941 and Peintre Celebre in 1997 have won all three of the Classic Races open to colts.

Race Date Distance Course
Prix du Jockey Club 1st Sunday in June 2100 m Chantilly Racecourse
Prix de Diane 2nd Sunday in June 2100 m Chantilly Racecourse
Grand Prix de Paris Mid July 2400 m Longchamp Racecourse
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 1st Sunday in October 2400 m Longchamp Racecourse

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