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Prix Miesque

Group 3 race
Prix Miesque
Location Maisons-Laffitte
France
Inaugurated 2001
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Website france-galop.com
Race information
Distance 1,400 metres (7f)
Track Turf, straight
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
excluding G1 & G2 winners
Weight 56 kg
Penalties
2½ kg if two Group 3 wins
1½ kg if one Group 3 win
Purse 80,000 (2009)
Distribution
1st: 50%, 2nd: 20%, 3rd: 15%
4th: 10%, 5th: 5%

The Prix Miesque is a Group 3 flat horse race in France which is open to two-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It is run at Maisons-Laffitte over a distance of 1,400 metres (about 7 furlongs), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late October or early November.

The event is named in honour of Miesque, a highly successful French-trained filly in the late 1980s. It was established in 2001, and it replaced a previous race, the Prix Saint-Roman. Its predecessor had been traditionally contested by juveniles of either gender, but for its last three runnings it was restricted to fillies only.

Contents

Records

Leading jockey (2 wins):


Leading trainer (3 wins):

  • David Smaga – Modern Look (2007), Stefer (2008), Lixirova (2009)

Leading owner:

  • no owner has won this race more than once

Winners

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2001 Contemporary Christophe Soumillon Robert Collet All. La Nuova Sbarra 1:40.9
2002 White Rose Waldemar Hickst Andreas Trybuhl Stall Primero 1:32.7
2003 Dalna Olivier Peslier Criquette Head-Maarek Ghislaine Head 1:28.1
2004 Stella Blue Thierry Thulliez Pascal Bary Ecurie Stella Maris 1:30.6
2005 Quiet Royal Olivier Peslier Criquette Head-Maarek Wertheimer et Frère 1:26.0
2006 Magic America Christophe Lemaire Criquette Head-Maarek Thomas A. Ryan 1:24.9
2007 Modern Look Stéphane Pasquier David Smaga Khalid Abdullah 1:27.1
2008 Stefer Dominique Boeuf David Smaga Wafic Saïd 1:29.4
2009 Lixirova Gregory Benoist David Smaga Omar El Sharif 1:31.8

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