G. Rousset

Trainer: M. Gilbert Rousset

As trainer for Hugues Maigrot stable in 1987, current champion Gilbert Rousset became champion trainer for the first time. He may have gone through a start after he opened his own stable, but recent seasons have been glorious. He scored a hat-trick of title wins in 2009-11, as well as success in 2013, last season and now holds the record for the most wins of any trainer at Champ de Mars. He will be looking to retain this championship in 2017.

Trainer since: 1987 (Absent in 1995)

Stables: Rousset and Maigrot (1987)

Record (as at 31st December 2016) : 770 wins and 1727 places in 5350 nominations, and gains amounting to Rs. 138,427,700

Best Season: Champion trainer in 1987, 2009-11, 2013 and 2016


Jockey: B. Lerena

Past performances
Year Eff Winners Rank Entries Wins 2nd 3rd 4th Unplaced Stakes Money (Rs) Cups %1sts Seq1 Seq2
2016 41 22 1 266 49 55 36 36 90 15633000 36 18.4 13 5
2015 39 24 2 250 51 39 43 25 92 12506500 31 20.4 13 2
2014 42 24 3 254 45 37 39 30 103 11268000 28 17.7 21 3
2013 40 21 1 261 47 39 42 19 114 12624000 34 18.0 11 7
2012 43 22 2 263 50 40 29 31 113 14417000 28 19.0 15 3
List of horses
# Horse Pedigree Age Rating
1 Charles Lytton THOMAS CROWN - LOVE OF GRACE 5 78
2 Prince Of Thieves REBAL KING - SYLVAN FOREST (USA) 4 73
3 Recall To Life GREYS INN (USA) - BLACK TULIP 7 72
4 Scotsnog KILDONAN - SMOOCH 5 70
5 Executive Power WARM WHITE NIGHT - VAREUSE 4 67
6 Karraar REAAN (AUS) - RAQUIA (AUS) 5 65
7 Everest SARGE - SUMMIT SEEKER 6 63
8 Exit Here JAY PEG - SUMMER ANGEL 4 62
9 Cherish The Charm BADGER'S DRIFT - TAMAKWA 5 58
10 Gharbee MORE THAN READY (USA) - SAFWA (AUS) 6 57
11 Argun BANKABLE (IRE) - AUTOGRAF 4 56
12 Tabreek REDOUTE'S CHOICE - ZARZUELA (NZ) 5 55
13 King's Knight KING OF KINGS (IRE) - REASON TO ROCK 4 53
14 Entree RIGHT APPROACH (GB) - SUMMER ANGEL 5 51
15 Max Rapax GO DEPUTY (USA) - AQUILA RAPAX 6 47
16 Dawn Raid LATERAL (GB) - DAWN CHORUS (SNL) 4 45
17 Canadian Dollar ANTONIUS PIUS (USA) - QUEBEC EXPRESS (USA) 5 43
18 No Resistance JAY PEG - IMPERIAL GRACE 5 42
19 New Star ASHAAWES (USA) - STAR BEAUTY (NZ) 6 41
20 Melson MIESQUE'S APPROVAL (USA) - BLUE BAYOU 5 41
21 In The Trenches KAHAL (GB) - STHUKHTHEZI 5 37
22 The Deacon OVERLORD (AUS) - LADY CAROLOTY (ARG) 4 37
23 Aspara WESTERN WINTER (USA) - LETSIMPRESS (USA) 4 35
24 Ready For Take Off JET MASTER - SPORTS MODEL 5 34
25 Maxamore GREYS INN (USA) - BELLA NOTTE 3 34
26 Steal A March KING OF KINGS (IRE) - GOLDEN DANCER 3 34
27 Top Of The Rock ROCK OF ROCHELLE (USA) - SUN BLAZER 4 34
28 Mount Fuji ADMIRE MAIN (JPN) - FOREIGN GOLD 4 33
29 Glen Coco NOORDHOEK FLYER (SNL) - MISS COCO 3 33
30 Count Henry COUNT DUBOIS (GB) - ARTISTIC ROCK (AUS) 3 32
31 Sea Pass BOLD SILVANO - SEEKING (SNL) 3 26
32 Lecture D LECTURE (USA) - IMPERIAL RULE 4 24
33 Lee' Star WESTERN WINTER (USA) - IRISH HEROINE (IRE) 3 0