Tattersalls To Sponsor Listed Prix De Bagatelle And Prix Saint-Patrick At Chantilly
Tattersalls is to sponsor two prestigious Listed contests, the Prix De Bagatelle and the Prix Saint-Patrick at Chantilly on Saturday 2nd July. The new sponsorship agreement will be the first Tattersalls sponsorship at the home of French racing and the two Tattersalls sponsored races will be the highlights of an evening meeting specifically aimed at promoting the attractions of Chantilly as both France’s premier training centre and the venue for the two premier French Classics.
Commenting on the new sponsorship, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said;
“Tattersalls has a rich and enduring relationship with French racing and breeding and the sponsorship of two prestigious Listed races at the glorious home of French racing demonstrates the Tattersalls commitment to our friends in Chantilly and the wider French industry.”
On behalf of Chantilly Racecourse, Racecourse Director Marin Le Cour Grandmaison added;
“The Tattersalls influence on the global thoroughbred industry is unique and all of us at Chantilly are delighted and proud that they will be sponsoring two quality races at our wonderful racecourse for the first time. The evening meeting on July 2nd is designed to showcase all that Chantilly has to offer and the association with Tattersalls, Europe’s leading bloodstock auctioneers, demonstrates the international stature of the racecourse and the town.”
The Listed Tattersalls Prix de Bagatelle is for three year old fillies over 1,600 metres and the Listed Prix Saint-Patrick is for three year old colts and geldings, also over 1,600 metres. Both races have prize money of €55,000.