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French Vichy Meeting Underway

Tuesday, 21st July 2009

This week in France all major racing is focused on Vichy which celebrates a week-long July Carnival, according to frogrsracing.com which notes: "It is treated by many in French racing as a sort of working holiday." Situated in France's Auvergne region, Vichy is "the only racecourse in Europe to hold night time race meetings due to its top class floodlighting system." The week's feature races includes the Gr3 Grand Prix de Vichy, plus a trio of Listed races: the Prix de Jacques Bremond, Prix Madame Jean Couturie & Prix Frederic de Lagrange.

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