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Today at the races – Chantilly

Races / 15.05.2022


Gr3 – 3yrs – 1.200m LD

Ebro River back in France

No longer seen on our soil since his eighth place in the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère (Gr1), Ebro River (Galileo Gold) will make its grand return to France at the start of the week. Winner in Ireland, at 2, of the Phoenix Stakes (Gr1), the representative of Al Shaqab Racing remains on a fifth place in the Abernant Stakes (Gr3) of Newmarket. He will try to reconnect with success against an opposition that is certainly on his side.

Henri-Alex Pantall leads the opposition. Recent third in the Prix Sigy (Gr3), Gift (Dabirsim) was ahead of his training companion feel your power (Captain Marvelous), fourth, but also Kingentleman (Kingman), sixth, whom he will find in the Texanita. Winner with authority of a Class 2, over 1,300m, at LongchampFaro de San Juan (Almanzor) won by starting on the Chantilly straight. Fifth in the Prix du Pont Neuf (L) for his last outing, Copy (Iffraaj) has proven his aptitude for the 1,200m. On March 18, in Toulouse, the resident of Christophe Ferland triumphed easily in a Class 1 over this distance. Finally, supplemented by Francis-Henri Graffard, Haziym (Lope de Vega) has just opened his record in a scheduled maiden on the Fontainebleau straight. Inexperienced, he still seems to have a certain quality.

Palmares (Year/Horse/Trainer). 2021 : Suesa (F. Rohaut). 2020 : Wooded (F.-H. Graffard). 2019 : Ilanga (D. Guillemin). 2018 : Alistair (D. Guillemin). 2017 : Aladdin (F. Head).

4th – 3:52 p.m. – Texanita Prize

Gr3 – Flat – 80.000 € – 1.200m

For 3-year-old colts, geldings and fillies. Weight: 57k.

No. Horse Origins Breeder Owner Coach Jockey (Rope) Wt [Val.]
1 HAZIYM (M3) Lope de Vega-Hazmiyra HH the Aga Khan HH the Aga Khan F H. Graffard C. Soumillon (2) 57 [-]
2 EBRO RIVER (M3) Galileo Gold-Soft Power Tallyho Stud Al Shaqab Racing H.Palmer J.P. Spencer (5) 57 [50,5]
3 THE GIFT (M3) Dabirsim-Lady Frances Philip Rolls Mrs. J. Cygler HA. pants O. Peslier (3) 57 [47]
4 FARO DE SAN JUAN (H3) Almanzor-Fixette Lynch-Bages Ltd P. Katelanis F H. Graffard H.Journiac (6) 57 [42]
5 FEEL YOUR POWER (M3) Captain Marvelous – Flame of Fame George Kern G. Kern HA. pants C.Demuro (8) 57 [49]
6 KINGENTLEMAN (M3) Kingman-Restiadargent Guy Pariente Holding G. Pariente Assoc. P. & J. Brandt G. Benoist (4) 57 [43]
7 BEFORE DAWN (F3) Dark Angel – Mistrusting Godolphin Godolphin SNC HA. pants Mr. Barzalona (1) 55.5 [39]
8 COPY (F3) Iffraaj-Sosia Wertheimer & Brother Wertheimer and Brother C.Ferland Mr Guyon (7) 55.5 [43]


Maiden – 2yo – 1.100m LD

Expected takeover of Aoraki

Seventh on his debut, in a maiden over 1,200m at Lyon-Parilly on May 5, Aoraki (Recorder) could not be dangerous for the success, all the same concluding her course by advancing… The resident of Richard Chotard should quickly obtain a much better classification. It will discover a straight line. Facing her, Super star (Anodin) finished third in the Prix du Premier Pas (Inédits) at Chantilly. The line is good because the two juniors who beat it have since shone. The resident of Carlos & Yann Lerner was ahead Alvina (Shalaa), fifth, whom she will find on Monday. Regular, in two outings, on the Borély track, newkidontheblock (Twilight Son) couldn’t do anything lately against the debutante Dabbiya (Invincible Spirit), a resident of Jean-Claude Rouget. Finally, the only new one at the start, Tirelessly (Invincible Spirit) is a daughter of What a Name (Mr. Greeley), winner of the Prix La Rochette, Imprudence (Grs3) and second in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère (Gr1).


Unpublished – 2yo – Males – 1.600m

Silver Storm’s first product on the track

First product of Silverstorm (Kendargent), third in the Prix Imprudence (Gr3), Sound of Silver (Dabirsim) is a resident of David Smaga who no longer has his attributes. Supplemented, Afadil (Camelot) is a nephew of the black types Ashkiyr (Rock of Gibraltar), third in the Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (Gr2) and also third in the Hong Kong Cup (Gr1) at Sha-Tin, Ashiya (Rock of Gibraltar), winner of the Prix Casimir Delamarre (L) and fourth in the Prix Vermeille (Gr1), and Ashkazar (Sadler’s Wells), second in the Prix de l’Avre (L). Brother of Priesttown (Acclamation), winner of the Prix Bertrand du Breuil (Gr3) and second in the Prix du Muguet (Gr2), Pierreval (Dabirsim) is a protege of Gérard Augustin-Normand’s silks. nephew of Tocopilla (Medaaly), winner of the Casimir Delamarre Prize (L), Tokyo Star (Starspangledbanner) is a resident of Egan O’Neill, always formidable in this type of tournament. First product ofOrania (Sea the Stars), Osumi (Soldier Hollow) is the nephew of two uppercase black guys, in Germany, Bristol (Dansili) and Brisanto (Dansili). He will start under the training of Markus Munch.


Unpublished – 2yo – Males – 1.600m

A niece of Dourdana under the spotlight

Double represented at the start of the Prix des Grès (Inédites), His Highness the Aga Khan’s jacket will see Darena (Exceed aAnd Excel) and Tariyana (Sea the Stars) take their first steps. niece of Dourdan (Exceed and Excel), third in the Prix Vanteaux (Gr3), Darena will be entrusted to Christophe Soumillon for the occasion. As for Tariyana, he is the second foal out of Taniya (High Chaparral), winner of the Prix Fille de l’Air (Gr3). Champion’s Niece pride (Famous Painter), winner of the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, the Champion Stakes and the Hong Kong Cup (Grs1), Cheek to Cheek (Holy Roman Emperor) is one of the two residents of Pia & Joakim Brandt. The second advantage In Time (Zarak), is a niece of Mixed Intent (Elusive City), second in the Prix de Sandringham (Gr2) and third in the Prix de Lieurey (Gr3). Also doubly represented, the breeding and the colors of the Wertheimer & Frère coat will present haughty (Innocuous) and Pedra (Manduro). sister of standing-up (Motivator), third in the Prix Occitanie (L), and Cosmic (Pivotal), second in the Critérium de Lyon (L), Altière is trained by Édouard Monfort and will be entrusted to Maxime Guyon. As for her color companion, Pedra, she is a niece ofImpressive (Danehill), second in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches and the Prix d’Astarté (Grs1). She will benefit from the discharge of 7 books granted to Arthur Mossé.


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