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Vision d'Etat

Vision d'Etat
Sire Chichicastenango
Dam Uberaba
Grandsire Smadoun
Damsire Garde Royale
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2005
Country France
Color Bay
Breeder Gaetan Gilles
Owner Jacques Detre & Vicky Libaud
Trainer Eric Libaud
Record 8: 6-0-1
Earnings £832,702
Vision d'Etat is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Uberaba by Chichicastenango. He was born around 2005 in France, and was bred by Gaetan Gilles.
Major wins

Prix Niel (2008)
Prix Ganay (2009)
Prince of Wales's Stakes (2009)

French Classic Race wins:
Prix du Jockey Club (2008)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Vision d'Etat (foaled April 20, 2005 in Maine-et-Loire) is a French Thoroughbred racehorse. Sired by Group One winner Chichicastenango and out of the mare Uberaba, he was bought for €39,000 by Jacques Detre and trainer Eric Libaud's wife, Vicky.

At age two, Vision d'Etat won the Prix le Pompier at the Les Sables-d'Olonne raceourse and the Prix de la Malmontagne at the Fontainebleau racecourse. At age three, he won the Prix Alcantara II at Saint-Cloud Racecourse, and at Chantilly Racecourse, both the Prix de Suresnes and the prestigious French Classic, the Prix du Jockey Club. His last outing in mid September was at Longchamp Racecourse where he won the Prix Niel. Undefeated in his first six starts, on October 5, 2008 Vision d'Etat finished fifth in France's most prestigious race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Vision d'Etat began his 2009 campauign in early April with a third-place finish in the Prix d'Harcourt. On April 26 he won the Group One, Prix Ganay. On 17 June 2009, he won the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, the horse came up the inside from last place to the land the 1m 2f race. [1] [2]



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