La Parisienne

Arc Bid “Not Out Of The Question” For French Oaks Runner-Up

Plans for G1 Prix de Diane runner-up La Parisienne (Fr) (Zarak {Ire}) to race in America are on hold with connections opening the door to a tilt at the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after their star filly went down fighting behind Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) at Chantilly on Sunday.  It had been suggested that La Parisienne would be trained in America at some point in her career but part-owner Peter Bradley revealed on Monday that the filly will remain in the care of the father and son team...

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Prix de Diane: Where did they come from?

Andre Fabre has four chances to win this French Classic for a fifth time and, as one would expect in a race of this quality, the line-up includes some pretty fancy homebreds for top breeders. But those who have been through a sale ring include a €1,500 yearling, with prices working up to a €450,000 half-sister to Breeders' Cup heroine Aunt Pearl (Ire).   AGAVE (GB), Dubawi (Ire)--Contribution (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) Owner/Breeder: Juddmonte Farms Trainer: Andre Fabre Pedigree Notes: She is the second foal of a winning half-sister to...

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Bradley Buys Majority Of La Parisienne

Promising filly La Parisienne (Fr) (Zarak {Fr}) will be taking some new owners along for the ride during her 3-year-old campaign, with the Kentucky-based Peter Bradley having purchased 70% of the Yann and Carlos Lerner-trained filly on behalf of a racing partnership. The news was first reported by Jour De Galop. The remainder of the filly, who won her lone start at Deauville on Dec. 10 by five lengths, is owned by Marc Leonetti, JML Racing and Meridian International. "La Parisienne broke her maiden exceptionally well, so we think she...

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