The racecourse at Maisons-Laffitte is situated in the North-West of Paris and was first opened for business in 1878. It currently hosts as many as 8 principal French races including the Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, the Prix Robert Papin and the Prix Miesque.
  The Miesque is for 2 year olds over 7 furlongs and was first run in 2001 when Contemporary was successful. Most recently Stefen won the 2008 event when ridden by Dominique Boeuf.


The Prix Robert Papin is also for 2 year olds over 5 1/2 furlongs and was first run in 1892 when known as the Omnium de Dex Ant. That first race was won by Commandeur. In 2008 Lui Reu was victorious.
  The Criterium is another 2 year old race over 6 furlongs and run since 1891 when Idalie won. The 2008 winner was Smooth Operator.


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