Alexandra and Hubert are both very horsey people, with a strong training background.
They are still close to horses and taking care daily of their own stocks. They deliberately want to keep this proximity with horses which they believe to be important in the bloodstock expertise.
They are based in Deauville, Normandy, home of the French racing expertise and top auction sales.
Assistant trainer to his late father Jack Barbe, 6 times leading NH trainer in the 80’s.
Bloodstock agent for 25 years with flat and NH Group 1 winners.
Originator to the French NH horses export to the UK with Martin Pipe in the 90’s.
Former amateur jockey with over 100 races ridden over fences.
French native, English fluent.
Engineer in agronomics sciences, AgroPArisTech graduate.
B to B consulting during 10 years at PricewaterHouseCoopers.
Flat and NH trainer for 10 years with multiple Listed winners and Group performers in France and UK.
Former eventing rider and amateur jockey with 300 races ridden in Europe, Middle East and USA.
French native, English and Spanish fluent.
Flat and NH bloodstock services (auctions and private sales).
Selection of racing performers, young stocks (foals, yearlings, 2yo stores or breeze-ups) and stud prospects (mares, stallions).
Racing stables management, reports and audits.
Creation and animation of racing syndicates.
French racing administration facilitator (import/export of horses, colours registration, foreign runners in France…).
Hall of Fame
MAIN FLAT GROUP PERFORMERS
2.000 Guineas Gr1 (Newmarket UK) - Prix Jacques Le Marois Gr1 (Deauville FR)
Prix de Flore Gr3 (Saint Cloud FR) - Prix Fille de l'Air Gr3 (Toulouse FR)
FORCES OF DARKNESS
Prix Minerve Gr3 (Deauville FR) - Placed in the Prix de Diane Gr1 and Saint Alary Gr1
YANG TSE KIANG
2nd UAE Derby Gr2 (Meydan UAE)
Prix Allez France Gr3 (Chantilly FR)
3rd Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Gr1 (Longchamp FR)
Yorkshire Cup Gr2 (York UK) - Henry II Stakes Gr2 (Sandown Park UK)
Listed race winner (Rosehill AUS)
Jenny Willey Stakes Gr1 (Keenland USA)
27 CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL WINNERS
CHALLENGER DU LUC - BLOWING WIND x 2 - CYFOR MALTA - OR ROYAL - CHAMPLEVE - MAJADOU - ROYAL AUCLAIR - HORS LA LOI III x 2 - ROYAL PREDICA - ILNAMAR - GASPARA - SALUT FLO - DYNASTE - DEFI DU SEUIL x 2 - SIRE DU BERLAIS x 3 - ESPOIR ALLEN - ARAMAX - EASYSLAND - DAME DE COMPAGNIE - EPATANTE - ELIMAY - IROKO
SOME OTHER NH GROUP WINNERS
MA FILLEULE - VIEUX LION ROUGE - GLORIA VICTIS - MARCEL - WILD PASSION - TAMARINBLEU - LOUGH DERG - NACARAT - GRANDS CRUS - LE RICHEBOURG - HERCULE DU SEUIL - I AM MAXIMUS - GENTLEMAN DE MEE - ZENTA