14 August 2015
France is seeking its first Group 1 win of the 2015 Deauville summer festival and has every chance of grabbing it in the Prix Jacques le Marois on Sunday. The Brits, who are leading 2-0 following victories in the Rothschild and Gheest, will have a strong hand in the shape of 2014 Dewhurst winner Belardo (Roger Varian) and Richard Hannon’s recent G2 winner Toormore,
10 August 2015
Just like it happened in last month’s July Cup (Gr.1), Muhaarar showed once again that he was the fastest against his elder counterparts in the Prix Maurice de Gheest (Gr.1) at Deauville, leaving a great impression, a half-length in front of Esoterique over 1,300 metres. The British sprinter ridden by Paul Hanagan showed all his power when Andre Fabre’s representative came along side, and accelerated to catch a third consecutive win at this level.
07 August 2015
The Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1 – 1,300m straight line – 3yo.+) raced on Sunday at Deauville should be another match between the English and French contenders. The latter dominated the event since 1995 (13 wins to 5), but the English, in theory, have the best weapons. A winner of two G1 events in a row (including the Darley July Cup against his elder counterparts) in Britain, Muhaarar, the 3-year-old trained by Charles Mills should be the favourite.
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