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5:10 Longchamp (FR) 2 Oct 1988

Prix de L'opera (Group II)

(1m1f55yds) 1m1f Firm
1st £36,500
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (5)  
3 811
ch f Secretariat (USA) - Princesse Kathy (FR) (Luthier)
2nd straight, led 2f out, ran on well
2 (7) ½
3 89
b f Raise A Cup (USA) - Polyandry I (USA) (Marino)
8th straight, headway 2f out, every chance 1f out, unable to quicken
3 (12) snk [¾]
3 811
b f Caerleon (USA) - Arctique Royale (Royal And Regal)
Lost good place over 3f out, headway 2f out, every chance 1f out, no extra
4  ¾ [1½]
3 00 107
b f Persian Bold (IRE) - Etoile Des Galles (Busted)
4th straight, kept on one pace
5 (8) ¾ [2¼]
3 90
b f Lyphard (USA) - Gold River (FR) (Riverman)
7th straight, headway over 1f out, one pace final furlong
6 (11) ½ [2¾]
4 90 95
b f Glint Of Gold - Silk Slipper (Prince Tenderfoot)
Headway and 5th straight, stayed on
7 (4) hd [2¾]
3 90
gr f Caro - Gold Bird (FR) (Rheingold)
Ridden and in touch until beaten over 1f out
8 (13) 2 [4¾]
3 89
b f Nureyev (USA) - Meadow Blue I (USA) (Raise A Native)
Never able to challenge
9 (3) nk [5¼]
4 90
b f Al Nasr (FR) - Corolina (USA) (Nashua)
6th straight, soon beaten
10 (6) [5¼]  
3 89
ch f Lyphard (USA) - Veruschka (FR) (Venture VII)
Always in rear
11 (9) [5¼]  
3 89 101
ch f Kings Lake (USA) - Doubling Time (USA) (Timeless Moment)
Always in rear
12 (10) [5¼]  
3 811
bb f Nureyev (USA) - Allez France (USA) (Sea Bird II)
3rd straight, soon beaten
13 (1) [5¼]  
4 00
u u
Led to 2f out
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