Champs Elysees (horse)

Champs Elysees (March 21, 2003 – 2018) is a retired Thoroughbred racehorse who has competed successfully in Europe and North America.

Champs Elysees
FoaledMarch 21, 2003
CountryGreat Britain
BreederJuddmonte Farms
OwnerKhalid Abdullah
Trainer1) André Fabre (France)
2) Robert J. Frankel (USA)
Major wins
Prix d'Hedouville (2007)
Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes (2008)
Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (2008)
San Marcos Stakes (2008)
Canadian International Stakes (2009)
Canadian Horse of the Year (2009)
Sovereign Award for Champion Male Turf Horse (2009)

Racing careerEdit

Raced at age three from a base in France, Champs Elysees had his best results in Conditions races with a second in the Prix Daphnis and the Prix du Prince d'Orange. At age four, he won the 2007 Prix d'Hedouville at Longchamp Racecourse in Paris and late in the year was sent to race in North America. He won important stakes races in 2008 including the Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes, and capped off his career with his most important win ever in the October 17, 2009 Canadian International Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.

Stud careerEdit

Retired from racing, Champs Elysees began standing at stud during the 2010 season at Banstead Manor Stud in Suffolk, England.

Among his first crop of foals is the Ascot Gold Cup winner Trip To Paris and the 2018 & 2019 Australian Cup winner Harlem. He alo sired the 1000 Guineas and Sun Chariot Stakes winner Billesdon Brook.

Notable progenyEdit

c = colt, f = filly, g = gelding

Foaled Name Sex Major Wins
2011 Trip To Paris g Ascot Gold Cup
2012 Harlem g Australian Cup x 2
2015 Billesdon Brook f 1,000 Guineas
Sun Chariot Stakes


He died of a heart attack in 2018.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Champs Elysees Dead at 15 of Apparent Heart Attack". Retrieved 15 February 2019.