Mikel Delzangles

Redvers: 'Haziya our Best Chance but Mangoustine the one we Want Most'

David Redvers, racing manager for Qatar Racing, has put forward Wednesday's Kensington Palace S. favourite Haziya (Ire) (Le Havre {Ire}) as being Sheikh Fahad's best chance of having a winner at Royal Ascot, but revealed the week will be defined by how G1 French 1000 Guineas heroine Mangoustine (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) performs in the G1 Coronation S. on Friday. Mangoustine carried former NBA star Tony Parker's black and white silks to victory in the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches at ParisLongchamp last month and Redvers, who bought the filly...

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Dark Angel's Mangoustine Denies Cachet In the Pouliches

Tony Parker's Infinity Nine Horses was in the limelight at ParisLongchamp on Sunday as the Mikel Delzangles-trained Mangoustine (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) denied Cachet (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}) the G1 1000 Guineas-G1 Emirates Poule d'Essai des Pouliches double in a frantic finale. Having surrendered her unbeaten record when third in the course-and-distance G3 Prix de la Grotte Apr. 17, last year's G3 Prix Miesque winner was back on track where it mattered under one of the world's most journeyed and accomplished jockeys in Gerald Mossé. Settled behind the leading quartet early...

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Nathaniel's Bubble Gift Gets Up Late In The Niel

Zak Bloodstock's G2 Prix Hocquart victor Bubble Gift (Fr) (Nathanial {Ire}), last seen finishing sixth to Hurricane Lane (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) in ParisLongchamp's July 14 G1 Grand Prix de Paris, was yet another weekend winner subjected to the rigours of a stewards' enquiry and doubled his pattern-race tally after an inquest in to Sunday's G2 Prix Niel back at the Bois de Boulogne venue. The 22-5 chance, who also posted a runner-up finish in Chantilly's June 20 G3 Prix du Lys in his penultimate start, was the last of five...

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