Prix Lupin

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Prix Lupin
Group 1 race (discontinued)
Location Longchamp Racecourse
Paris, France
Inaugurated 1855
Last run 16 May 2004
Race type Flat / Thoroughbred
Website france-galop.com
Race information
Distance 2,100 metres (1m 2½f)
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
excluding geldings
Weight 58 kg
Allowances
1½ kg for fillies
Purse €200,000 (2004)
1st: €114,280

The Prix Lupin was a Group 1 flat horse race in France open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. It was run at Longchamp over a distance of 2,100 metres (about 1 mile and 2½ furlongs), and it was scheduled to take place each year in May.

History[edit]

Auguste Lupin, the namesake of the race, in an 1854 photograph by Nadar

The event was established in 1855, and it was originally called the Prix de l'Empereur. It was initially held at the Champ de Mars, and was transferred to Longchamp in 1857. It was cancelled due to the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, and was renamed the Grande Poule des Produits in 1872.

The race was one of several trials for the Prix du Jockey Club collectively known as the Poules des Produits. The others (listed by their modern titles) were the Prix Daru, the Prix Hocquart, the Prix Noailles and the Prix Greffulhe. Unlike those races, the Grande Poule des Produits had no restrictions based on the nationality of a horse's sire or dam.

The event was renamed in memory of Auguste Lupin (1807–1895), a successful owner-breeder, in 1896.

The Prix Lupin was abandoned throughout World War I, with no running from 1915 to 1918. It was cancelled once during World War II, in 1940. It was run at Le Tremblay over 2,150 metres in 1943, and at Maisons-Laffitte in 1944.

The present system of race grading was introduced in 1971, and the Prix Lupin was classed at Group 1 level.

The race was last run in 2004. It was discontinued after France Galop restructured its Group 1 program for three-year-olds in 2005.

Records[edit]

Leading jockey (7 wins):

  • George SternSaxon (1901), Ajax (1904), Genial (1905), Floraison (1912), Insensible (1919), Ksar (1921), Irismond (1924)

Leading trainer (7 wins):

  • Tom Jennings – Mademoiselle de Chantilly (1857), Union Jack (1859), Le Mandarin (1865), Trocadero (1867), Braconnier (1876), Clementine (1878), Leon (1881)

Leading owner (7 wins):

  • Frédéric de Lagrange – Mademoiselle de Chantilly (1857), Union Jack (1859), Le Mandarin (1865), Trocadero (1867), Braconnier (1876), Clementine (1878), Leon (1881)
  • Edmond Blanc – Soukaras (1883), Gouverneur (1891), Gouvernail (1894), Saxon (1901), Caius (1903), Ajax (1904), Genial (1905)
  • Edouard de RothschildSans Souci (1907), Floraison (1912), Le Farina (1914), Bubbles (1928), Brantome (1934), Aromate (1935), Bacchus (1939)
  • Marcel BoussacIrismond (1924), Tourbillon (1931), Ardan (1944), Djelal (1947), Ambiorix (1949), Dankaro (1974), Acamas (1978)

Winners since 1960[edit]

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
1960 Charlottesville George Moore Alec Head HH Aga Khan IV 2:16.10
1961 Right Royal Roger Poincelet Etienne Pollet Elisabeth Couturié 2:12.90
1962 Montfleur A. P. Laborde William Head Mrs André Magnus 2:16.10
1963 Duc de Gueldre Louis Heurteur Geoffroy Watson Thierry van Zuylen 2:13.20
1964 Le Fabuleux Jean Massard William Head Mrs Guy Weisweiller 2:13.60
1965 Sea Bird Pat Glennon Etienne Pollet Jean Ternynck 2:15.90
1966 Behistoun Gérard Serpereau Joseph Lieux Alec Weisweiller 2:28.60
1967 Roi Dagobert Jean Deforge Etienne Pollet Countess de la Valdène 2:14.00
1968 Luthier Jean Deforge Geoffroy Watson Guy de Rothschild 2:14.20
1969 Prince Regent Jean Deforge Etienne Pollet Countess de la Valdène 2:23.00
1970 Stintino Gérard Thiboeuf François Boutin Gerry Oldham 2:16.20
1971 Tarbes Y. Josse Georges Bridgland Mrs Georges Bridgland 2:15.50
1972 Hard to Beat Lester Piggott Richard Carver, Jr. S. Sokolov 2:20.60
1973 Kalamoun Henri Samani François Mathet HH Aga Khan IV 2:14.40
1974 Dankaro Gérard Rivases Roger Poincelet Marcel Boussac 2:10.20
1975 Green Dancer Freddy Head Alec Head Jacques Wertheimer 2:15.70
1976 Youth Freddy Head Maurice Zilber Nelson Bunker Hunt 2:13.60
1977 Pharly Maurice Philipperon John Cunnington, Jr. Antonio Blasco 2:18.70
1978 Acamas Yves Saint-Martin Guy Bonnaventure Marcel Boussac 2:14.80
1979 Top Ville Yves Saint-Martin François Mathet HH Aga Khan IV 2:09.30
1980 Belgio Maurice Philipperon John Cunnington, Jr. Henri Boccara 2:09.00
1981 No Lute Pat Eddery Robert Sangster Robert Sangster 2:18.90
1982 Persepolis Lester Piggott François Boutin Stavros Niarchos 2:09.80
1983 L'Emigrant Cash Asmussen François Boutin Stavros Niarchos 2:19.30
1984 Dahar Alain Lequeux Maurice Zilber Bruce McNall 2:13.20
1985 Metal Precieux Alain Lequeux Patrick Biancone Daniel Wildenstein 2:12.70
1986 Fast Topaze Cash Asmussen Georges Mikhalidès Mahmoud Fustok 2:10.10
1987 Groom Dancer Dominique Boeuf Tony Clout Marvin Warner 2:12.00
1988 Exactly Sharp Eric Legrix Robert Collet Jean-Pierre Binet 2:08.40
1989 Galetto Eric Legrix J. C. Cunnington Countess Batthyany 2:10.90
1990 Epervier Bleu Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche Daniel Wildenstein 2:10.00
1991 Cudas Freddy Head François Boutin Allen Paulson 2:11.90
1992 Johann Quatz Freddy Head François Boutin Stavros Niarchos 2:12.50
1993 Hernando Cash Asmussen François Boutin Stavros Niarchos 2:10.30
1994 Celtic Arms Gérald Mossé Pascal Bary Jean-Louis Bouchard 2:08.80
1995 Flemensfirth Frankie Dettori John Gosden Sheikh Mohammed 2:17.20
1996 Helissio Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche Enrique Sarasola 2:10.30
1997 Cloudings Olivier Peslier André Fabre Sheikh Mohammed 2:18.20
1998 Croco Rouge Sylvain Guillot Pascal Bary Wafic Saïd 2:10.30
1999 Gracioso Olivier Peslier André Fabre Sheikh Mohammed 2:10.90
2000 Ciro Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien Tabor / Magnier / Santulli 2:13.50
2001 Chichicastenango Alain Junk Philippe Demercastel Béatrice Brunet 2:10.50
2002 Act One Thierry Gillet Jonathan Pease Gerald Leigh 2:09.50
2003 Dalakhani Christophe Soumillon Alain de Royer-Dupré HH Aga Khan IV 2:09.40
2004 Voix du Nord Dominique Boeuf David Smaga Thierry van Zuylen 2:08.50

Earlier winners[edit]

  • 1855: Baroncino
  • 1856: Isolier
  • 1857: Mademoiselle de Chantilly
  • 1858: Gouvieux
  • 1859: Union Jack
  • 1860: Beauvais
  • 1861: Finlande
  • 1862: Choisy le Roi
  • 1863: Dollar
  • 1864: Bois Roussel
  • 1865: Le Mandarin
  • 1866:
  • 1867: Trocadero
  • 1868: Suzerain
  • 1869: Cerdagne
  • 1870: Sornette
  • 1871: no race
  • 1872: Little Agnes
  • 1873: Franc Tireur
  • 1874: Sabre
  • 1875: Almanza
  • 1876: Braconnier
  • 1877: Jongleur
  • 1878: Clementine
  • 1879: Salteador
  • 1880: Beauminet
  • 1881: Leon
  • 1882: Vigilant
  • 1883: Soukaras
  • 1884: Archiduc
  • 1885: Xaintrailles
  • 1886: Jupin
  • 1887: Tenebreuse
  • 1888: Stuart
  • 1889: Cleodore
  • 1890: Puchero
  • 1891: Gouverneur
  • 1892: Chene Royal
  • 1893: Callistrate
  • 1894: Gouvernail
  • 1895: Le Sagittaire
  • 1896: Champignol
  • 1897: Palmiste
  • 1898: Gardefeu
  • 1899: Holocauste
  • 1900: Ivry
  • 1901: Saxon
  • 1902: Kizil Kourgan
  • 1903: Caius
  • 1904: Ajax
  • 1905: Genial
  • 1906: Maintenon
  • 1907: Sans Souci
  • 1908: Holbein
  • 1909: Oversight
  • 1910: Coquille
  • 1911: Alcantara
  • 1912: Floraison
  • 1913: Ecouen
  • 1914: La Farina
  • 1915–18: no race
  • 1919: Insensible
  • 1920: Battersea
  • 1921: Ksar
  • 1922: Joyeux Drille
  • 1923: Massine
  • 1924: Irismond
  • 1925: Aquatinte
  • 1926: Biribi
  • 1927: Mon Talisman
  • 1928: Bubbles
  • 1929: Hotweed
  • 1930: Xandover
  • 1931: Tourbillon
  • 1932: Shred
  • 1933: Cappiello
  • 1934: Brantome
  • 1935: Aromate
  • 1936: Mieuxce
  • 1937: Clairvoyant
  • 1938: Castel Fusano
  • 1939: Bacchus
  • 1940: no race
  • 1941: Le Pacha
  • 1942: Tornado
  • 1943: Pensbury
  • 1944: Ardan
  • 1945: Mistral
  • 1946: Prince Chevalier
  • 1947: Djelal
  • 1948: Rigolo
  • 1949: Ambiorix
  • 1950: Tantieme
  • 1951: Mat de Cocagne
  • 1952: Vamos
  • 1953: Dandy Drake
  • 1954: Sica Boy
  • 1955: Nistralin
  • 1956: Tanerko
  • 1957: Al Mabsoot
  • 1958: Alegrador
  • 1959: Midnight Sun

See also[edit]

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