$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
Deposit $30, Bet with $180*
Sign-up, deposit $30 & receive $150 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
$600 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, deposit $400 & receive $600 in Free Bonus Bets!*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.

French star Cirrus Des Aigles has claimed his first Group One prize in his homeland with an impressive display in the Prix Ganay at Longchamp.

Corine Barande-Barbe’s pride and joy beat So You Think to land last year’s Champion Stakes at Ascot and he collected his second top-level victory in last month’s Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan.

Coming back to a mile-and-a-quarter (2000m) from a mile-and-a-half on his return to the European scene on Sunday, the six-year-old gelding was soon in front under Olivier Peslier with the jockey happy to let his mount stride on.

Cirrus Des Aigles upped the tempo heading into the straight and it was clear his rivals were struggling to keep up.

While the remaining riders got to work, Peslier was sitting pretty on the 8-13 favourite and pushed him clear for an authoritative success.

Alain de Royer-Dupre’s Giofra finished best of the rest, with Reliable Man third and Michael Bell’s British raider Wigmore Hall fourth under Hayley Turner.

“We are very proud of him – he is a magic horse,” Barande-Barne said.

“We have been waiting for that (first Group One in France) for a long time and he won so easily.

“Olivier gave him a very good ride. Now the horse knows more about racing, you can just let him do what he wants.”

Cirrus Des Aigles could return to Britain in coming weeks with the Coronation Cup at Epsom and the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot possible options before he defends his Champion Stakes crown.

 
$501 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up and get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonus bets*
  • DEPOSIT $30
    start betting
    with
    $180*
    CLAIM NOW
  • first deposit
    matched
    up to
    $501*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $50
    start betting
    with
    $200*
    CLAIM NOW
  • DEPOSIT $10
    start betting
    with
    $110*
    CLAIM NOW
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available on every online bookmaker on the internet. We...

Jockey fractures neck in Adelaide fall

Adelaide jockey Matthew Neilson remains in hospital after suffering neck and back injuries in a fall at Morphettville. Neilson came...

Leading Vic trainer suspended for 6 months

Victorian trainer Ciaron Maher has been suspended for six months and fined $75,000 after conceding he should have known that...