Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud will be perfect for you! Not only do we look at the trends but we look at past winners as well as trainer and jockey records for the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, a race run over 1m4f at Saint Cloud.

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends
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Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2024 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Preview

Established in 1904, the Group 1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud is as the name would suggest run at the Saint-Cloud racetrack, the race takes place in July of each year over a distance of one and a half miles (2,400m) and is open to runners who are aged four or older.

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Saint Cloud then head over to the Saint Cloud tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Other Principal Races in France section for links to these.

How competitive is the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2012 when the race had an over-round of 107%. The race in 2013 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 127%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, the over-round has been 120%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £120 which is bet.

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 20 if you had followed the winner of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud next time out then you would have backed a total of 9 winners. Backing all 20 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +5.57. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 2:25.46 was set by Westover in 2023, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Ralph Beckett and ridden by Rob Hornby. The slowest winning time was set in 2004 when Gamut won in a time of 2:36.10, booked to ride was Kieren Fallon by the trainer Sir Michael Stoute.

These are the top three quickest-run Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud over the last 20 renewals:

  1. Westover (2:25.46) in 2023
  2. Alpinista (2:26.15) in 2022
  3. Spanish Moon (2:27.40) in 2009

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Past Winners

Here are the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall where the horse came from and the total number of runners in the race. The horse's trainer at the time of winning the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud and the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2023
2:25.46
Westover (GB)
4yo 9-3 (4 of 5) 1/2F
Rob Hornby
Ralph Beckett (GB)
2022
2:26.15
Alpinista (GB)
5yo 8-13 (7 of 9) 79/10
Luke Morris
Sir Mark Prescott Bt (GB)
2021
2:29.11
Broome (IRE)
5yo 9-2 (7 of 8) 39/10
Colin Keane
A P O'Brien (IRE)
2020
2:29.98
Way To Paris (GB)
7yo 9-2 (1 of 5) 6/5F
Pierre-Charles Boudot
Andrea Marcialis (FR)
2019
2:28.66
Coronet (GB)
5yo 9-0 (1 of 7) 11/5
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden (GB)
2018
2:30.14
Waldgeist (GB)
4yo 9-3 (1 of 6) 4/5F
Pierre-Charles Boudot
A Fabre (FR)
2017
2:27.76
Zarak (FR)
4yo 9-2 (4 of 10) 5/1
Christophe Soumillon
A De Royer-Dupre (FR)
2016
2:29.20
Silverwave (FR)
4yo 9-2 (3 of 11) 14/1
Maxime Guyon
P Bary (FR)
2015
2:27.59
Treve (FR)
5yo 8-13 (4 of 9) 4/9F
Thierry Jarnet
Mme Christiane Head (FR)
2014
2:34.83
Noble Mission (GB)
5yo 9-2 (4 of 7) 2/1
James Doyle
Lady Cecil (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud have been based:

  • FR: 9 winners with an additional 23 placings from 97 runners
  • GB: 9 winners with an additional 3 placings from 36 runners
  • GER: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 10 runners
  • IRE: 1 winner with an additional 1 placing from 6 runners
  • CZE: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 2 runners
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 2 runners
  • QA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • GR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • AUS: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Trainer Statistics

There are multiple leading trainers in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud over the last 20 renewals with A Fabre, A De Royer-Dupre and Sir Michael Stoute having all won the race three times. A Fabre winners have been with Plumania (2010), Meandre (2012) and Waldgeist (2018). A De Royer-Dupre winners have been with Pride (2006), Sarafina (2011) and Zarak (2017). Sir Michael Stoute winners have been with Gamut (2004), Mountain High (2007) and Spanish Moon (2009).

Here are some of the top Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud trainer statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
A Fabre27-3-8-8.20-11.89
A De Royer-Dupre16-3-7-0.56-0.30
Sir Michael Stoute3-3-3+24.00+14.71
John Gosden6-1-2-2.80-2.58
Mick Channon5-1-3+3.00+1.79
A P O'Brien5-1-2-0.10-1.07
P Bary4-1-2+11.00+6.17
Mme Christiane Head3-1-1-1.56-1.74
Luca Cumani2-1-1+5.00+2.60
Ralph Beckett2-1-1-0.50-0.69

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Jockey Statistics

There are multiple leading jockeys in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud over the last 20 renewals with Maxime Guyon, Christophe-Patrice Lemaire, Pierre-Charles Boudot, Frankie Dettori, Ryan Moore and Kieren Fallon having all won the race two times. Maxime Guyon winners have been with Meandre (2012) and Silverwave (2016). Christophe-Patrice Lemaire winners have been with Pride (2006) and Sarafina (2011). Pierre-Charles Boudot winners have been with Waldgeist (2018) and Way To Paris (2020). Frankie Dettori winners have been with Alkaased (2005) and Coronet (2019). Ryan Moore winners have been with Spanish Moon (2009) and Novellist (2013). Kieren Fallon winners have been with Gamut (2004) and Mountain High (2007).

Here are some of the top Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Maxime Guyon9-2-4+15.00+5.15
Christophe-Patrice Lemaire9-2-2+0.44-1.34
Pierre-Charles Boudot7-2-5-3.00+2.90
Frankie Dettori5-2-3+5.20+3.02
Ryan Moore4-2-2+9.50+4.90
Kieren Fallon3-2-3+15.00+9.44
Christophe Soumillon14-1-8-8.00-4.14
Olivier Peslier12-1-3-4.00-2.62
Richard Hughes3-1-2+5.00+3.20
Luke Morris1-1-1+7.90+4.74

Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +23.44 is when runners were aged 5. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners were Geldings, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-22.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2023: Winner in 4 (3) [5 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 7 (1,6) [9 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 7 (1,5) [8 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (4) [5 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 1 (6) [7 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud is Chantilly, there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Chantilly last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Saint-Cloud, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Saint-Cloud last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 14 winners from a total of 121 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 6 winners from a total of 35 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud:

  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Frankel (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, that stallion is Sadlers Wells who has failed to produce a winner from 9 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Silverwave in 2016, winning for P Bary at odds of 14/1 under the guidance of Maxime Guyon. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 6 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2024 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. All figures and trends above, such as the horse's previous runs are based on the information that is available on the racing post.

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud Preview are at hand, Andy and James. They both work on the Horse racing tips team team looking after the tipsters and managing the tips settlement, whilst also creating and managing all of the horse racing event previews for International racing.

James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy, a seasoned horse racing analyst with over 15 years of experience, delves into the intricacies of international horse racing, meticulously analyzing complex statistical data to uncover hidden trends. He spearheads the creation and management of OLBG's international horse racing trend blogs, providing valuable insights for bettors worldwide.

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