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THIS FACT BOOK IS PUBLISHED BY FRANCE GALOP.
UNDER THE RESPONSIBILITY OF HUGUES GIRARD.

FRANCE GALOP
46 place Abel Gance
92655 Boulogne Cedex, France


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Presentation of France Galop

Organisation of France Galop


Edouard de Rothschild

Chairman

Jean d’Indy

Vice-Chairman

Jean-Pierre Colombu

Vice-Chairman

Olivier Delloye

General Manager

Dominique de Wenden

Secretary General

Bernhard Opitz

Human Resources Director

Christian Maigret

Deputy Managing Director
Organisation & Finance Direction

Henri Pouret

Deputy Managing Director
Race Direction

Jean-Christophe Giletta

Deputy Managing Director
Communications, Marketing & Development Direction

Hervé Buffard

Sites Direction

François Boulard

Program and Regions Direction

Role

France Galop
Not-for-profit Association

French Racing Authority

  • To support the breeding industry in order to improve the thoroughbred breed
  • To plan and organise the racing fixtures list and the national racing calendar
  • To distribute prize money
  • To deliver licenses
  • To define and implement the Rules of Racing

Racing Society

  • To organise flat and jump races, for entertainment and betting purposes, on the 6 main flat and jump racecourses in France
  • To collect wagering on races
  • To manage 3 Training Centres

France Galop racecourses and training centres

Auteuil - Racecourse

Jump
38 Meetings
306 Races

Manager : Stéphane de Veyrac

Chantilly - Racecourse & Training Centre

Flat
43 Meetings
353 Races

Manager : Matthieu Vincent

Deauville - Racecourse & Training Centre

Flat
43 Meetings
373 Races

Manager : Olivier Louit

Longchamp - Racecourse

Flat
28 Meetings
230 Races

Manager : Christian Delporte

Maisons-Laffitte - Racecourse & Training Centre

Flat
26 Meetings
203 Races

Manager : Franck Le Mestre

Saint-Cloud - Racecourse

Flat
27 Meetings
221 Races

Manager : Jean-Guillaume d'Orglandes


In 2015, France Galop also organised 19 meetings representing a total number of 145 jump races at Enghien racecourse, managed by the Cheval Français (trotting racing Authority).


In 2015, France Galop organised a total of:

FLAT RACING

167 Meetings

numbering 1 380 races

JUMP RACING

57 Meetings

numbering 451 races

TOTAL

224 Meetings

numbering 1 831 races