Lyon La Soie Tips and Racecourse Guide
Lyon La Soie is one of Lyon’s two city racecourses and is located in the north. With no turf circuit, Lyon La Soie plays host to flat racing on the polytrack as well as trotting racing on the inner circuit.
Flat racing takes place from September to May, often under floodlights. The racecourse is joined to the Carré de Soie shopping centre, featuring a magnificent 14-screen Pathé cinema.
Lyon La Soie Tips
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Haptics was very badly hampered on handicap debut at Chantilly last month, jockey Alexis Pouchin losing his irons on the home bend, at which point the race was over.
Though he had finished unplaced on his three starts in maidens (fifth on each occasion), they came in better races than this, and he’s a well-bred individual with a pedigree that suggests this step up in trip will help.
This looks a weak enough maiden and at double-figure odds, he is well worth backing.
3.27pm Lyon – 2pts win, 1pt place Haptics @ 10-1 (Skybet, Paddy Power, William Hill, Betfair)
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Lyon La Soie Top Trainers (2020)
1. Jean-Pierre Gauvin 10 wins (15%)
2. Frederic Rossi 4 wins (17%)
3. Francois Monfort 4 wins (19%)
4. Peter Shiergen 3 wins (50%)
5. Conny Whitfield 3 wins (38%)
Lyon La Soie Top Jockeys (2020)
1. Marie Velon 11 wins (14%)
2. Ambre Molins 8 wins (21%)
3. Sibylle Vogt 7 wins (14%)
4. Perrine Cheyer 6 wins (21%)
5. Aurelien Lemaitre 6 wins (16%)
How to get there
The Carré de Soie commercial centre is 11 stops from Place Bellecour. Take the pink metro Line A northbound and continue all the way to the terminus, Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie.
Lyon La Soie Top Races
Grand Prix de l’Hippodrome de Lyon la Soie
Critérium de Villeurbanne – Prix Alain Nebon-Carle
Lyon La Soie Map
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