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3:50 Maisons-Laffitte (FR) 17 Jul 2016

Prix Messidor (Group 3) (3yo+) (Straight) (Turf)

(3yo+) 1m Good
1st £29,411.76 2nd £11,764.71 3rd £8,823.53 4th £5,882.35 5th £2,941.18
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (1)  
5 97 77 121
b h Monsun (GER) - Celebre Vadala (FR) (Peintre Celebre)
Waited with in 3rd, angled out and ridden to challenge over 1f out, quickened to lead inside final furlong, driven clear, comfortably
2 (5) 3
4 91 62 108
b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Mrs Lindsay (USA) (Theatrical)
Tracked leader, ridden to lead on outer approaching 1f out, headed entering final furlong, readily outpaced by winner, held on for 2nd
3 (4) snk [3¼]
4 91 61 108
b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Taranto (Machiavellian)
Waited with in rear of single file field, headway 1 1/2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, just missed 2nd and never on terms with winner
4 (3) snk [3¼]
4 91 b 60 107
ch c Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Nazlia (FR) (Polish Precedent)
Led, pushed along and quickened tempo over 2f out, headed approaching 1f out, kept on at same pace
5 (2) [5]
4 910 64 112
b c Shamardal (USA) - Daryakana (FR) (Selkirk)
Settled in 4th, ridden and shortlived effort 1 1/2f out, soon beaten
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