Andre Fabre selects Ame Bleu, Ballymore Thoroughbred, Director Diane Wildenstein, to run in the Prix Jean Romanet, organised by France Galop.

Prix Romanet

Prix Jean  Romanet. Photo Steip Amach.


Just before leaving in his gleaming black Bentley, a relaxed Monsieur Andre Fabre, the immensely successful trainer,  when asked for a comment, today, as he left the Deauville Hippodrome,  about the Goffs dispersal of the prestigious Wildenstein string of race horses, reminded us that there was some consolation with the Diane Wildenstein horses.

A Director of Ballymore Thoroughbred limited is in fact Diane Wildenstein.Ballymore’s are not part of the Goffs dispersal arrangement of the very important  Wildenstein string of top race horses. Diane Wildenstein is the daughter of the late Alec Wildenstein, the former  art dealer. The Wildenstein Art Empire’s complex financial affairs are under investigation, it has been reported. Links below to 2 articles from courtesy and with thanks

The Ugly Battle Over the Wildenstein Art Empire – Bloomberg…/the-ugly-battle-over-the-wildenstein-art-empire
11 Jul 2016 – The Ugly Battle Over the Wildenstein Art Empire. Once the world’s richest and most influential dealers, the family is trying to fight off a half-billion …

French Judges Allow Wildenstein Double Jeopardy … – Bloomberg…/french-judges-allow-wildenstein-double-jeopar…
30 Mar 2016 – Members of the wealthy Wildenstein art-dealing family may still derail a trial into allegations of fiscal fraud after judges at France’s Supreme …


Ame Bleu registered under Ballymore Thoroughbred ltd has been entered by the Trainer Andre Fabre in the Prix Jean Romanet due to run 21st August, the same day as the Prix Morny. Ame Bleue 4yr old chestnut filly. Breeding Dubawi (IRE) Aquarelliste (FR) Danehill (USA)
Trainer Andre Fabre has also entered Sheikh Abdullah’s racehorse Contribution. The  Prince Aga Khan’s horse Sayana has been entered by  the trainer M Andre Royer du Pre. Game Theory has been entered by Mr. Clement.  Steip Amach has been entered by Trainer Smaga,  Owner Haras d’Etreham. The races organised by France Galop at the Hippodrome de Deauville on the 21st August should be exceptional as we will have the cream of Europe’s race horses, breeders & trainers  competing.