07 April 2019
With four of the six runners in the race, Sunday’s Gr.2 Prix d’Harcourt at Longchamp always looked an in-house contest for Godolphin, and so it proved. Ghaiyyath, who had not been seen out since securing the Gr.3 Prix du Prince d’Orange over course and distance last September, made a superb return to...
04 April 2019
Just six weeks out until the Grand Steeple-chase de Paris, the most coveted race on the French chasing calendar, and Saturday’s Group II Prix Murat looks an impressive run-up to the big event. Six were declared for the 4400m, Gr.2 chase and the field is not lacking in quality, with one previous Grand Steeple...
31 March 2019
Although Goliath du Berlais’s victory was predictable in the 4400m G.III Prix Fleuret, François Nicolle’s Polirico caused a major disappointment, finishing tailed off last this Sunday at Auteuil three weeks after a fall on re-entry in the Prix Duc d’Anjou. Guillaume Macaire’s gelding made all today and...
- Looking Superb lives up to his name
- Nicolle’s Coeur set for Léon Rambaud success
- Eagle vies for a third Atlantique
- Fabre dominates classic preps
- Classic prospects to the fore at ParisLongchamp
- Imprudence, Djebel solid pointers for first classics
- Ghaiyyath shines in Harcourt. Wertheimers take classic preps
- Bipolaire takes on Le Costaud in Prix Murat
- Goliath du Berlais impresses as Polirico flops in Prix Fleuret
- Olmedo under scrutiny in Prix Edmond Blanc