The G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron Hong Kong Jockey Club (2000m), which was run on August 14 at the Deauville Racecourse in France, was won by the winning connections, according to Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. This race was won by Wally, ridden by jockey Cristian Demuro, and trained by Jean-Claude Rouget.
Both France and Hong Kong have a lengthy history with horse racing. The G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Prix Hong Kong Jockey Club, both taking place in August at Deauville, are supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. The occasions highlight the close ties between France Galop and The Hong Kong Jockey Club, two organizations that have a significant impact on the growth of horse racing worldwide.
On Sunday, August 14, at Deauville Racecourse, the Wally, trained by Jean-Claude Rouget, wins the G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron Hong Kong Jockey Club. Cristian Demuro is aboard.
After presenting the Prix Gontaut-Biron Hong Kong Jockey Club, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (third from left) poses for a photo with winning owner Jean-Pierre Barjon (second from left), winning trainer Jean-Claude Rouget (third from right), jockey Cristian Demuro (fourth from right), rider Céline Singery (second from right), and breeder Pierre Talvard (first from right).