G2 Lucien Barriere Grand Prix de Deauville

Jack Darcy Outwits Rivals For Grand Prix de Deauville Success

Paul and Oliver Cole trainee Jack Darcy (Ire) (Gleneagles {Ire}--Pretty Face {GB}, by Rainbow Quest) seized immediate control of Sunday's G2 Lucien Barriere Grand Prix de Deauville and was never headed in the 12 1/2-furlong feature to complete an afternoon pattern-race treble for the British raiding party. On the front end from flagfall and leading his rivals in single file, the 54-5 outsider-of-five was scrubbed along off the home turn and kept finding under continued rousting in the straight to hold Al Nayyir (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) by 1 1/4 lengths...

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Golden Horn's Botanik To The Fore In The Grand Prix de Deauville

Godolphin's homebred 4-year-old gelding Botanik (Ire) (Golden Horn {GB}--Autumn Lily, by Street Cry {Ire}) took his record to six wins from 11 starts when annexing this month's G3 Prix de Reux going 12 1/2 furlongs at Deauville and doubled his stakes tally with a decisive victory in Sunday's G2 Lucien Barriere Grand Prix de Deauville over the same strip back on the Normandy coast. The 2020 G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud runner-up had been on the fringes during a sophomore campaign, which yielded two wins from three starts last term, and...

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Le Havre's Glycon Takes The Grand Prix de Deauville

Capping Deauville's August festival on Sunday, Haras de Saint Pair's Glycon (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}) justified 9-10 favouritism to prove a popular winner of the feature G2 Lucien Barriere Grand Prix de Deauville. Asked to go beyond a mile and a quarter for the first time when taking the G3 Prix de Reux over this track and 12 1/2-furlong trip on his latest outing Aug. 8, the Jean-Claude Rouget-trained homebred was patiently ridden in rear early by Cristian Demuro. Launched to take command 300 metres from the finish, the 9-10...

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New Approach's Telecaster Dominates the Grand Prix de Deauville

Patience has long been a particular virtue of Hughie Morrison and Sunday's G2 Lucien Barriere Grand Prix de Deauville was testament to his ability to play the waiting game as Castle Down Racing's Telecaster (GB) (New Approach {Ire}) fully came of age. Sent straight to the front by Christophe Soumillon, the 13-10 favourite whose previous foray to France had resulted in a four-length success in ParisLongchamp's G3 La Coupe June 25 was always content untroubled at the head of affairs on this deep surface. Setting down for his plunge up...

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