Pattern race action at Deauville and a veteran Group 2 winner
All you need to know on a busy Monday
Two more Pattern races takes place at Deauville today with the Prix Djebel and Prix Impudence, while James Thomas goes behind the scenes with one of the leading vendors on the breeze-up circuit, Star Bloodstock.
Kempton (first race 2.00)
Wolverhampton (AW) (5.15)
ANZ Bloodstock News
Read today's issue as day one of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale kicks off at Riverside Stables.
Worldwide stakes races
1:20 - Deauville
Prix Imprudence (Group 3)
1:50 - Deauville
Prix Djebel (Group 3)
What to read
"I've sat on enough good ones down the years to know when I come across one, and I think we're in good shape this year"
What to watch
Gordon Lord Byron, winner of the Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh, was the oldest Group 2 winner in Europe last year as a nine-year-old. Air Pilot matched that by winning the Prix d’Harcourt at Longchamp on Sunday.
For the record, the oldest Group 1 winner in Europe last year was Sussex Stakes scorer Here Comes When, while the oldest Group 3 winner in Europe last year was Take Cover, who won the World Trophy at Newbury in September.