Martin Collins, the manufacturer of Polytrack (PSF) all-weather racing surfaces from the Martin Collins Group, has been named the new sponsor of the “Polytrack Challenge” for a period of three years until 2026, France Galop announced on Thursday.
Held on fibresand, the “Polytrack Challenge” was presented by France Galop and the Cote d'Azur Racing Association on Oct. 10. The first even in the contest is scheduled for Deauville Racecourse on Sunday, Nov. 5. The two finals in the Intermediate/Classic category and the Speed/Mile category will beheld on Jan. 27 and Feb. 11, respectively, at Cagnes-sur-Mer Racecourse.
“France Galop is proud to welcome Polytrack, a brand from the Martin Collins Group, as a partner of the new challenge held on Polytrack tracks (PSF),” said Henri Pouret, deputy managing director at France Galop. “The Polytrack tracks installed by this specialist in all-weather surfaces are used by over 30 racecourses worldwide, including Deauville and Cagnes-sur-Mer in France, which both host stages of the Polytrack Challenge.”