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As might be expected despite the doubts expressed by his entourage about his ability to sticky pitch, the 5-year-old mare Coronet (Dubawi) confirmed Sunday at Deauville his Grand Prix Saint-Cloud (Gr1) victorious this summer on the 2,000 meters of the Darley Prix Jean Romanet (Gr1), last big championship of the meeting.

Darley Romanet : Coronet wins 2nd Gr1 on her way to British Champions' Day


As might be expected despite the doubts expressed by his entourage about his ability to sticky pitch, the 5-year-old mare Coronet (Dubawi) confirmed Sunday at Deauville his Grand Prix Saint-Cloud (Gr1) victorious this summer on the 2,000 meters of the Darley Prix Jean Romanet (Gr1), last big championship of the meeting.

Darley Kergorlay : Marmelo follows Deauville path to Australia


Marmelo (Duke of Marmalade) started as the logical favourite in the 15 furlongs Darley Prix Kergorlay (Gr2), Sunday at Deauville.

#ArcRoad : Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe pointers abound on Derbies weekend


Last week-end proved to be very fruitful as regards providing future pointers for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Lys : Quest the Moon flies away for Germany


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)

Persian King spot on in French Two Thousand Guineas


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.

Montgeroult wins French National, De Bon Coeur stays on top


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.

Prix de Fontainebleau : Persian King, fresh Prince of ParisLongchamp


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).