Al Shaqab's Tale of the Cat Newcomer On Top At Cagnes

Tale of the Cat | Coolmore

4th-CGN, €24,000, Debutantes, 1-20, 3yo, c/g, 8f (AWT), 1:40.50, st.
+FENJAL (FR) (c, 3, Tale of the Cat–Gypsy Hollow, by Dixieland Band), a €90,000 ARQOCT yearling, was sent to the lead by Gregory Benoist after the initial meters and remained there uncontested. Quickening decisively on the home turn, the 37-10 second choice was cajoled to a comfortable length success from Saint Nom (Fr) (Turtle Bowl {Ire}). The winner, who has a 2-year-old half-sister by Motivator (GB), is a half-brother to Gipson Dessert (Orientate), SW & GSP-Fr, $154,127; and to Dixie Emperor (Purge), MSW-Ven, SW-Pan, $332,201. Lifetime Record: 1 start, 1 win, €12,000. Video, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.
O-Al Shaqab Racing; B-SCEA Haras de Manneville (FR); T-Jean-Claude Rouget.

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