The odds-on favourite Persian King (Kingman) did not falter in The Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (French 2,000 Guineas - Gr1), and he won by a length over Shaman (Shamardal) and San Donato (Lope of Vega), who fought each other down to the post.
Last year’s leading freshman sire No Nay Never proved in demand at the Arqana Breeze-Up Sale, where five of his progeny sold for six-figure sums.
The 2019 Breeze Up sale returned a set of figures very much on a par with the remarkable 2018 renewal.
Persian King is on target for the French Guineas, the G1 Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (1m), at Longchamp, 12 May.
The five-year-old gelding Montgeroult (Kapgarde) easily won the Prix du Président de la République Handicap Chase (Gr3), renamed this year Prix Notre-Dame de Paris, Sunday at Auteuil.
Persian King (Kingman) raised his winning score to four for his return, Sunday at ParisLongchamp on the Grande Piste mile in the Prix de Fontainebleau (Gr3).