Maigret (Ger)

German 2000 Guineas Centre Stage On Monday

Cologne is the focal point of the next European Classic action on Monday, with the G2 Coolmore St Mark's Basilica German 2000 Guineas hosting the unbeaten Maigret (Ger) (Counterattack {Aus}) and a pair of British raiders in Devil's Point (Ire) (New Bay {GB}) and Ten Bob Tony (Ire) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}). While the former looked the best of his generation at around this trip when winning Krefeld's 8 1/2-furlong G3 Dr Busch-Memorial last month, the foreign contingent have been mixing it in the big time with Ten Bob Tony...

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Counterattack's Maigret Retains Unblemished Record in Krefeld Feature

Gestut Karlshof's Maigret (Ger) (Counterattack {Aus}--Minoris {Fr}, by Dabirsim {Fr}) concluded a two-race juvenile campaign with an unbeaten record and continued on his winning streak when notching a decisive victory in Sunday's G3 Dr Busch-Memorial at Krefeld. The homebred bay prevailed in his Aug. 20 debut over seven furlongs at Hannover, despite blowing the start, and doubled up in Dusseldorf's Sept. 10 Listed Junioren-Preis upped to one mile when last seen. Maigret was the last of seven into stride here and, racing against the inside hedge, lobbed along under cover...

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