Marmelo (Duke of Marmalade) started as the logical favourite in the 15 furlongs Darley Prix Kergorlay (Gr2), Sunday at Deauville.
Last week-end proved to be very fruitful as regards providing future pointers for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
The German raider Quest the Moon (Sea the Moon), second in Munich of the Bavarian Classic (Gr3) for his return this season, dominated clearly to finish, succeeding Neufbosc in the Prix du Lys (Gr1)
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.
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).