English Guineas Winners In French Reckoning


Mother Earth | Coady

At Wednesday's forfeit stage for the G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains and G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, both set for Sunday at ParisLongchamp, the G1 2000 Guineas and G1 1000 Guineas winners Poetic Flare (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}) and Mother Earth (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) both remained among the entries for their respective divisions. Also among the 13 colts still signed on for the Poulains are G1 Dewhurst S. winner St Mark's Basilica (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}); G1 Prix Jean Luc Lagardere victor Sealiway (Fr) (Galiway {GB}); G1 Criterium International runner-up Normandy Bridge (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}); last out G3 Prix de Fontainebleau winner Policy Of Truth (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}). Last year's G2 Norfolk S. winner The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}) remains eligible, but Qatar Racing tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that the bay would instead target the G2 Sandy Lane S. at Haydock on May 22.

Among those that Mother Earth could face in Pouliches are the unbeaten G3 Prix Penelope winner Philomene (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}); last year's G1 Prix Marcel Boussac scorer Tiger Tanaka (Ire) (Clodovil {Ire}); G3 Prix Imprudence victress Reina Madre (Ire) (Kingman {GB}); and last year's G2 Lowther S. winner and G1 Cheveley Park S. and GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies' Turf-placed Miss Amulet (Ire) (Sir Prancealot {Ire}).

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