2024 French Derby Betting Odds at Chantilly racecourse

Sunday, 02 June 2024

If you’re looking for historic French horse races, then you will do well to find one that has more tradition than the Prix du Jockey Club. This is also known as the French Derby and it’s a big money race that takes place at Chantilly Racecourse over 2,100 metres on an annual basis.

We are able to provide the best French Derby betting odds. All the leading horse racing bookmakers provide prices for this French Grade One horse race and there is sometimes the chance to get antepost horse racing odds so that you can place early bets on an encounter which is a stern test of speed and stamina.

Having been launched in 1836, the homage to the English Derby has been a Group 1 encounter since 1971. Although the race has largely been dominated by French horses throughout its history, we saw the first overseas winner land the spoils in 1982 when Assert was able to claim a victory.

The French Derby winners are always unique by virtue of the fact that this is a race for three-year-olds, with Vadeni, St Mark’s Basilica and Mishriff some of the most recent winners of the Prix du Jockey Club. We’ve also seen Brametot, Study of Man and Sottsass claim the spoils in the past decade.

In the past few years, those customers betting on French racing odds have benefitted from backing selections trained by Jean-Claude Roget. He was the handler for 2016 winner Almanzor before also saddling Brametot a year later. Sottsass and Vadeni also came from his stable.

If you are looking for French Derby betting tips, we recommend studying the form and understanding which horses are shortening as far as the Prix du Jockey Club betting odds are concerned.

There have been nine different French Derby winners who have gone on to win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, with Dalakhani having triumphed in 2003 before going on to win the Longchamp classic.