Val de Loir
|Val de Loir|
|Owner||Marquise du Vivier|
|Val de Loir is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Vali by Vieux Manoir. He was born around 1959 in France, and was bred by Robert Forget.|
Prix Noailles (1962)|
Prix du Jockey Club (1962)
Prix Hocquart (1962)
Grand Prix de Deauville (1963)
Leading sire in France (1973, 1974, 1975)|
Leading broodmare sire in Britain & Ireland (1981)
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
Val de Loir stood at Haras de Sassy in Saint-Christophe-le-Jajolet in Lower Normandy. He notably sired Grand Prix de Paris winners Chaparral (1969) and Tennyson (1973), the 1968 Epsom Oaks winner, La Lagune, the 1970 Gran Premio de Madrid winner, Ifniri, and the 1976 Irish Oaks and Prix Vermeille winner, Lagunette.
Among his other offspring, Val de Loir was the damsire of 1981 Epsom Derby winner Shergar, the 1983 Epsom Oaks winner, Sun Princess, and Green Dancer, winner of the 1975 French 2,000 Guineas and the Leading sire in France in 1991.