Saint-Cloud

Way To Paris Has His Day In the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud

Good things come to those who wait and connections and fans of Way To Paris (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) gained a much-deserved moment in the sun as the 7-year-old was played late to take Sunday's G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. Restrained in last early by Pierre-Charles Boudot, the ever-zestful grey emerged in the nick of time to deny the battling duo Nagano Gold (GB) (Sixties Icon {GB}) and Ziyad (GB) (Rock of Gibraltar {Ire}) by a neck and a head. "You are always a little bit worried when running horses...

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Kingman’s Persian King Back To Winning Ways In the Muguet

Upset on his return when second in the Listed Prix de Montretout over a mile at Chantilly June 10, Godolphin and Ballymore Thoroughbred Ltd's Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) was back in shape and on track in Sunday's G2 Prix du Muguet at Saint-Cloud. Taken straight to the lead by Pierre-Charles Boudot, last year's G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains hero was threatened and briefly headed by the G3 Prix Bertrand du Breuil winner Pretreville (Fr) (Acclamation {GB}) passing two out. Quickly regaining the advantage, the 3-5 favourite finished full of...

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Daughter of Arc Heroine Solemia on Show in France

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Tuesday's Insights features a daughter of Arc heroine Solemia (Ire) (Poliglote {GB}). 11.10 Saint-Cloud, Mdn, €20,000, unraced 3yo, f, 10 1/2fT Alain and Gerard Wertheimer's SEAMIA (GB) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) is a homebred daughter of G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Solemia (Ire) (Poliglote {GB}) and is...

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Mare Australis Unveiled by Fabre

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Tuesday's Insights features the highly regarded Mare Australis (Ire). 12.10 Saint-Cloud, Debutantes, €20,000, 3yo, c/g, 8fT HURRICANE CLOUD (GB) (Frankel {GB}) debuts in the silks of his breeder Guy Pariente and is a half-brother to his resident sire Goken (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), a very sharp juvenile who took the...

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