Jean-Pierre-Joseph Dubois

Kingman's Noble Truth Takes The Jersey

There is something about the straight track at Ascot that seems to bring out the best in Charlie Appleby's runners and Saturday's G3 Jersey S. had a familiar feel as last year's winning team again prevailed with Noble Truth (Fr) (Kingman {GB}). Talented at two, the Listed Flying Scotsman S. winner and G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere runner-up had threatened to head south mentally but a gelding operation after his latest six-length success in Newmarket's Listed King Charles II S. over this seven-furlong trip Apr. 29 put him on the right...

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Frankel's Onesto Swoops Late For Impressive Prix Greffulhe Triumph

Fabrice Chappet trainee and 185,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling and $535,000 Ocala April breeze-up graduate Onesto (Ire) (Frankel {GB}--Onshore {GB}, by Sea The Stars {Ire}) attained 'TDN Rising Star' status with a dominant performance going one mile at Chantilly in September, but had floundered in two subsequent outings before lining up as a 12-1 chance for Sunday's G2 Prix Greffulhe at Saint-Cloud. Second contesting an Oct. 21 Deauville conditions heat in his only other juvenile start, he opened his sophomore campaign with a close-up eighth in ParisLongchamp's Apr. 18...

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Blue Wings A Stakes First For Wings of Eagles At Marseille-Borely

With Aigle Vaillant (Fr) (Wings of Eagles {Fr}) becoming the third individual winner for his freshman sire (by Pour Moi {Ire}) at Le Pin Au Haras on Sunday, Jean-Pierre-Joseph Dubois' homebred 2-year-old filly Blue Wings (Fr) took matters a stage further by becoming the Beeches Stud incumbent's first stakes scorer in Monday's Listed Prix Delahante at Marseille-Borely. Blue Wings, who posted a July 25 debut runner-up finish going seven furlongs at Bordeaux's La Teste de Buch venue, graduated in a Sept. 4 one-mile maiden here in her penultimate start and...

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