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The race

Anjou-Loire Challenge

By creating this Challenge in 2005, the company runs the Lion d’Angers was looking for new sensations, exploits and transcendence. While remaining aware of the limits not to be exceeded , the idea germinated in the fertile brains of members to launch a clean strike the imagination Challenge: A Cross- Country legend played the longest distance world .

7300 meters, 100 meters longer than the Liverpool Grand National , a golf difficulties carefully measured, a maximum of 20 competitors selected for their skills , will have to face the Ascension . Most of the racetrack : a total view of the route from the gallery and an allowance winner up to € 50,400 .

Already , some horses have made a name and reputation by winning the title of the Anjou- Loire Challenge. Among them we call a Lion Grey : Chriseti , twice winner of the prize. The 2013 winner is none other than Toutancarmont , revelation stable Papot driven by Isabelle Pacault .

This race is part of the Crystal Challenge Cup, an international championship with 10 steps ( France , England, Italy , Ireland , Czech Republic ) . Genuine European showcase , Anjou -Loire Challenge attracts across the Channel every year competitors.

Race conditions :

  •     Grant: € 112,000
  •     Access: For all horses 6 years and above having been classified since 01/01/2015 in the first 3 of Steeplechase an allocation of € 20,000
  •     Weight: 68kg
  •     Runners : 20 Maximum runners
  •     The race will be preceded by a parade
  •     Awards on the track to the stands : a souvenir will be given to each participant and trophies will be given to the owner, the trainer , the breeder , jockey and drive the winning horse rider.