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Classic Clues At Deauville

Against the backdrop of the news that Maisons-Laffitte could be on the way back, it is up to Deauville to continue to stage the two key seven-furlong trials that used to be the preserve of that Parisian venue and help light the way to the upcoming mile Classics on Thursday. In the G3 Prix Djebel, the colts who could be either 2000 Guineas or Poule d'Essai des Poulains-bound include the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere hero Belbek (Fr) (Showcasing {GB}) with Andre Fabre set to weigh up the correct target. Also...

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Profitable's Wed Strikes For Prix du Calvados Triumph

Mohammed Al Shahi's 2-year-old filly Wed (Fr) (Profitable {Ire}--Eaton Street {GB}, by Discreet Cat) snagged two of three prior outings and continued on an upward trajectory with a decisive success in Saturday's G2 Prix du Calvados at Deauville. The Maurizio Guarnieri trainee debuted with a June 17 win at La Teste de Buch before running second over the same seven-furlong strip back there the following month and lined up for her first black-type start returning off an impressive 4 1/2-length tally at Dax last week. The 13-2 chance was handily...

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