Kendargent Filly Perfect in Deauville’s Prix Six Perfections

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See The Rose | Scoop Dyga

Andre Fabre incumbent See The Rose (Ire) (Kendargent {Fr}) got up late to prevail by a nose when posting a June 19 debut score tackling 5 1/2 furlongs at Chantilly, doubling up in a July 12 conditions heat over six at Deauville last time, and she made it a perfect three-for-three in Saturday’s G3 Prix Six Perfections Sky Sports Racing back at the Normandy venue. Stalking the pace set by Wedding Dance (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) after an alert getaway in this first try at seven furlongs, the 7-5 favourite was nudged along to launch her challenge off the home turn and kept on well under mild coaxing once gaining a slender advantage at the eighth pole to deny that rival by 3/4-of-a-length for a first black-type rosette. Coeursamba (Fr) (The Wow Signal {Ire}) ran on well from off the pace to finish a neck adrift in third.

“See The Rose is a lovely filly, she is sweet to be around and easy to train,” said trainer Andre Fabre, who saddled stablemate and subsequent G1 Cheveley Park S. third Tropbeau (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) to win this event last year. “She has class and will return here in the [G2] Prix du Calvados. So far she is the carbon copy of [subsquent Calvados winner] Tropbeau.”

See The Rose, a daughter of the dual stakes-placed Xaarienne (GB) (Xaar {GB}), is the sixth of seven foals and one of four winners from as many runners for her dam. She hails from the family of MG1SW G1 Poule d’Essai des Poulains-winning champion L’Emigrant (The Minstrel) and G1SP G2 Great Voltigeur S. victor Zalazl (Roberto) and the February-foaled bay becomes the third stakes performer for Xaarienne. She is a full-sister to Listed Prix Francois Boutin victor Xaarino (Fr) and G3 Prix de Cabourg placegetter Mont Kiara (Fr) and half to a yearling filly by Lope de Vega (Ire). Xaarienne in herself kin to Sablonniere (Fr) (Verglas {Ire}), who in turn produced G3 Prix de Ris-Orangis victor King Malpic (Fr) (King’s Best) and last month’s Listed Prix Ridgway winner Dream Works (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}).

Saturday, Deauville, France
PRIX SIX PERFECTIONS SKY SPORTS RACING-G3, €56,000, Deauville, 8-1, 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:24.20, gd.
1–SEE THE ROSE (IRE), 123, f, 2, by Kendargent (Fr)
1st Dam: Xaarienne (GB) (MSP-Fr), by Xaar (GB)
2nd Dam: Saharienne, by A.P. Indy
3rd Dam: Sahara Sun, by Alysheba
1ST BLACK-TYPE WIN; 1ST GROUP WIN. (€180,000 Ylg ’19 ARAUG). O-Sean Mulryan, Linda Shanahan & Susan Magnier; B-John O’Connor (IRE); T-Andre Fabre; J-Pierre-Charles Boudot. €28,300. Lifetime Record: 3-3-0-0, €52,500. *Full to Xaarino (Fr), SW-Fr; and Mont Kiara (Fr), GSP-Fr, $104,609. Werk Nick Rating: A++. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2–Wedding Dance (Ire), 123, f, 2, Invincible Spirit (Ire)–Wadaa, by Dynaformer. (600,000gns Ylg ’19 TATOCT). O-Godolphin; B-Rabbah Bloodstock Ltd (IRE); T-Charlie Appleby. €11,200.
3–Coeursamba (Fr), 123, f, 2, The Wow Signal (Ire)–Marechale (Fr), by Anabaa). (€24,000 Wlg ’18 ARQDEC; €40,000 Ylg ’19 ARAUG). O-SARL Ecurie Jean-Louis Tepper & Ecuries Serge Stempniak; B-Mlle Julie Mestrallet, Mme Francine Mestrallet & Mme Agathe Cousin Mestrallet (FR); T-Jean-Claude Rouget. €8,400.
Margins: 3/4, NK, 4. Odds: 1.40, 2.80, 5.10.
Also Ran: Cherie Amour (Fr), Rougir (Fr), Place d’Iena (Fr). Click for the Racing Post result or the free Equineline.com catalogue-style pedigree. Video, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.

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