Tag Archives: Prix

Deauville: Almanzor Disappoints In Return As First Sitting Upsets Prix Gontaut-Biron

Almanzor and Christophe Soumillon hold off Found (Frankie Dettori) and Minding (Ryan Moore) to win the 2016 Irish Champion Stakes Sept. 10 Almanzor disappointed as British challenger First Sitting claimed a surprise victory in the Group 3 Prix Gontaut-Biron at Deauville. The Jean-Claude Rouget-trained Almanzor won five of his six starts last season, including top-level victories in the French Derby ...

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Caravaggio Again Disappoints As Brando Claims Prix Maurice De Gheest

Hot favourite Caravaggio was bitterly disappointing as Kevin Ryan’s Brando claimed Group One glory in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville. Brando, by Pivotal, kicked off his campaign with victory in the Abernant Stakes at Newmarket in April and although he was down the field in the Duke of York, he bounced back to finish third in last month’s ...

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Thunder Snow Back On Top With ‘Monster’ Prix Jean Prat Victory

Godolphin Racing’s Thunder Snow, now infamous for his bucking episode at the start of the 2017 Kentucky Derby, continued along the path to redemption with a victory in Sunday’s Group 1 Prix Jean Prat Stakes at Chantilly. Under regular rider Christophe Soumillon, the 3-year-old son of Helmet led all the way to cover the one mile course over turf rated ...

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Field Of 16 Set For Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe; Dettori Picks Up Mount On Order Of St George

A field of 16 is set to contest the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Sunday with favorite Postponed drawing an ideal spot in stall seven. The Roger Varian-trained Postponed is gunning for his fifth straight stakes win, while also attempting to remain undefeated this year. Jockey Andrea Atzeni will once again be in the saddle. Makahiki will try ...

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France: Quest For More set Prix du Cadran mission

Quest For More has progressed from handicaps to Group races   PICTURE: RP GRAPHICS    By Tony McFadden 10:57AM 29 SEP 2016  QUEST FOR MORE will be tasked with winning a first Group 1 when he tackles the Prix du Cadran at Chantilly on Saturday. RELATED LINKS Roger Charlton’s star stayer, who was successful in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup at ...

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Dual Derby Winner Harzand Among 19 Possibles For Sunday’s Prix De l’Arc De Triomphe

Harzand (Pat Smullen) beats Idaho (Ryan Moore) in the Irish Derby. Dual Derby winner Harzand is among 19 runners remaining at the confirmation stage on Tuesday morning, for Sunday’s G1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the Sporting Life reports. Harzand, winner of the G1 Investec Derby and G1 Irish Derby, will attempt to provide trainer Dermot Weld with his first victory ...

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Sky Sports to broadcast Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Golden Horn: won last year’s Arc for Frankie Dettori   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Scott Burton 6:35PM 16 SEP 2016  SKY SPORTS has stepped into the breach left by Channel 4 and will broadcast more than three hours of live coverage of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe from Chantilly next month. While both Racing UK and At ...

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