G3 Prix des Reservoirs

Born To Sea's Tulipa Chope Best In the Reservoirs

Having beaten the subsequent G3 Prix des Chenes winner Zabiari (GB) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) in the Listed Criterium du FEE at Deauville in August, Alain Jathiere's Tulipa Chope (Fr) (Born To Sea {Ire}) took the next step up the ladder in her stride when returning to Normandy to capture Wednesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs. Settled in behind the leader early by Theo Bachelot, the Stephane Wattel-trained bargain €5,000 Osarus September graduate was travelling best turning in and tanked her way to the front two out. Chased to the line by...

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Pivotal's Fancy Me Notches G3 Prix des Reservoirs Triumph

Philippe Sogorb trainee Fancy Me (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}--Besotted {Ire}, by Dutch Art {GB}), who ran fourth in July's Listed Criterium du Bequet at Tarbes, posted a runner-up finish in a seven-furlong conditions heat at Toulouse last month and stepped forward to claim a career high upped to one mile in Tuesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs at Deauville. The 93-10 chance raced second through the early strides, but was shuffled back to track the leaders in fourth by halfway. Rowed along to reduced arrears off the home turn, she regained second...

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Life in Motion Set For Reservoirs Test

It has been just 11 days since Godolphin's 2-year-old filly Life In Motion (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) announced her arrival in style, earning 'TDN Rising Star' status with a mightily impressive five-length debut triumph over seven furlongs at Saint-Cloud. She is set to encounter a half-dozen opponents in Tuesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs at Deauville, a contest won last year by this month's G1 Prix de l'Opera heroine Rougir (Fr) (Territories {Ire})). Her trainer Andre Fabre, whose latest win was registered in 2014 with Godolphin's subsequent MG1SP G1 Poule...

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