Longchamp 23 May 2019

Going: Soft
Draw Advantage: None
1

16:15 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Pont Alex.iii Handicap

6f 211y

Winner €25,200 - 10 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (3)
321131
i

Big Boots (IRE) 21

bay c Society Rock - Dairy Herd (Footstepsinthesand)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-4
 - 

Has been in flying form since the turn of the year and should give this a good go first time in a handicap

Big Boots historical data/form
2 (9)
-21231
i

Eagleway 33

bay c Sakhee's Secret - Tearsforjoy (Street Cry)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-4
 - 

Italian import who has done extremely well since racing on French soil. Player

Eagleway historical data/form
3 (7)
37-614
i

Droit De Parole (IRE) 15

che c Toronado - Campina (Oasis dream)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-1
 - 

Dual winner from eight who was soundly beaten in a class 1 last time out. Needs to improve on that

Droit De Parole historical data/form
4 (10)
-11598
i

Bobydargent 24

gre c Kendargent - Maybe (Dashing Blade)

3 8-10
 - 

Had a good start to the year on fibresand but not so effective recently and must reaffirm

Bobydargent historical data/form
5 (1)
24123-
i

Pnyx (GB) 169

bay f Henrythenavigator - Aktia (Danehill Dancer)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD

Off the mark in a claimer over course & distance last September. Ran well twice subsequently but is off since December

Pnyx historical data/form
6 (8)
-66667
i

J'aurais Du 11

gre c George Vancouver - Plantation (Singspiel)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-7 b
 - 

Has not been seen at his best since the turn of the year and seems to face an uphill task

J'aurais Du historical data/form
7 (4)
-96100
i

Baileys Coquette 37

bay f Elusive City - Jolie et belle (Oratorio)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
3 8-7
 - 

Won a handicap on fibresand in February at Chantilly but has gone cold in two subsequent starts

Baileys Coquette historical data/form
8 (2)
2136
i

Art Premier (IRE) 44

bay g Dutch Art - Slippers Best (Mount Nelson)

3 8-7
 - 

Had a promising start to his career at Cagnes sur Mer and seems to be on workable mark on handicap debut

Art Premier historical data/form
9 (5)
-65211
i

Tosen Shauna (IRE) 20

b f Alhebayeb - Naked Poser (Night Shift)

3 8-2
 - 

Has been firing on all cylinders in last three starts in claimers. Upped in grade here and first run for new connections

Tosen Shauna historical data/form
10 (6)
22-764
i

Jamala 15

bay f Evasive - Ginostra (Oasis Dream)

3 8-1
 - 

Looked a promising sort last year but not so effective of late and must improve

Jamala historical data/form

(1) BIG BOOTS has done nothing but improved since the turn of the year and should be ideally suited by this specific seven furlong course. He looks the one to be on again and can be slightly preferred to (2) EAGLEWAY who has enjoyed tremendous success since crossing the Alps for his new trainer. (8) ART PREMIER and (9) TOSEN SHAUNA come next in the pick.

2

16:50 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Prix De Pontarme Listed Stakes

7f 209y

Winner €34,650 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (7)
511-4
i

Price Range (USA) 39

bay c First Defence - Price Tag (Dansili)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Won two from three last year but was beaten a long way on re-entry in the G.III Prix de Fontainebleau

Price Range historical data/form
2 (4)
22-21
i

Eagle Hunter (GB) 31

bay c Dansili - Zeva (Zamindar)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
3 8-13
 - 

Went off the mark on fourth attempt in a class 1 at the venue one month ago. Steps up in grade with claims

Eagle Hunter historical data/form
3 (5)
4-21
i

Muraikh 45

bay c Toronado - Plumba (Anabaa)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Broke his maiden tag on third attempt at Chantilly at the start of April. Must have a chance

Muraikh historical data/form
4 (2)
5-2122
i

Quindio 30

bay g Evasive - Desilusion (Dyhim Diamond)

3 8-13
 - 

A close second in a Listed at Toulouse last time out and has obvious claims on the back of this effort

Quindio historical data/form
5 (1)
0-513
i

Dave 21

bay c Wootton Bassett - Dance Toupie (Dansili)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Beaten eight lengths when third of six to Sotsass in a Chantilly Listed last time out. Place chance

Dave historical data/form
6 (3)
162-3
i

Insandi 17

bay g Anodin - Insan Mala (Bahhare)

3 8-13
105

Finished third of seven in the Group III Prix de Guiche on re-entry for new connections. Player with improvement likely

Insandi historical data/form
7 (6)
25-13
i

Noor Sahara (IRE) 31

bay f Lope De Vega - By Invitation (Van Nistelrooy)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
 - 

One win from four and was third behind a couple of top fillies in a Class 1 at the venue last time out

Noor Sahara historical data/form
8 (8)
531-15
i

Isalys 102

bay f Panis - Ipshanda

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
 - 

Consistent filly who was second in a Listed last year and can be in the mix if at the top of her game

Isalys historical data/form

A good third in the Group III Prix de Guiche on his re-entry (6) INSANDI should have come on for the run and looks a viable winning prospect in what will be his second start for William Haggas. (7) NOOR SAHARA was beaten by two top-class fillies in her last run and will find this much easier. (2) EAGLE HUNTER and (4) QUINDIO must be respected too.

3

17:25 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Batignolles Handicap

1m 2f 96y

Winner €17,640 - 14 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (11)
5-3627
i

Tribhuvan 22

bay c Toronado - Mahendra (Next Desert)

3 9-4
 - 

Yet to win a race after seven starts but was not disgraced in first handicap run at Saint-Cloud. This is easier today

Tribhuvan historical data/form
2 (9)
714-5
i

Spring Head 169

che g Linngari - Spring Shower (Lord Of Men)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-4
 - 

Went off the mark on second attempt last year. First time in a handicap. Can surprise

Spring Head historical data/form
3 (12)
04-43
i

Barneville 27

bay f Anodin - Baldamelle (Dansili)

Good first run in this division at Maisons-Laffitte and should confirm

Barneville historical data/form
4 (5)
4-5361
i

Balgees Time 23

bay f Dabirsim - Cindy Bould (High Chaparral)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-3
 - 

Easy winner of a claimer at Chantilly last month. Competitive off this mark and must have a chance

Balgees Time historical data/form
5 (1)
807511
i

Karmyblue 12

bay f Myboycharlie - Karmina Burana (Highest Honor)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-3
 - 

Easy winner of a Chantily handicap on very soft ground last time out. Has a six pounds penalty to defy

Karmyblue historical data/form
6 (4)
44-74
i

Perle De Nuit 22

bay f Siyouni - Sagariya (Shamardal)

3 9-3
 - 

Four-start maiden who posted a creditable effort first time in a handicap at Saint-Cloud. Can get a look in

Perle De Nuit historical data/form
7 (3)
-85412
i

Plage Keller 22

bay g Pedro The Great - Tentation (Victory Note)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-2
 - 

Has proved effective in the handicap division this season and looks a big player once again

Plage Keller historical data/form
8 (6)
0-7416
i

Lala Dance 22

che f Motivator - Goritie (Anabaa)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-2
 - 

Very unlucky at Saint-Cloud in an identical race last time out and is in for redemption today

Lala Dance historical data/form
9 (10)
13-482
i

Controvento 28

bay c George Vancouver - Anna Danse (Anabaa)

3 9-2 b1
 - 

A close second in an identical race at Lyon-la-Soie last time on fibresand. Enters the equation

Controvento historical data/form
10 (8)
0-3245
i

Lovely Sam 20

bay c Showcasing - Queen Of Deauville (Diableneyev)

3 9-2
 - 

Five start maiden having his first run in a handicap. See betting for more clues

Lovely Sam historical data/form
11 (13)
445
i

Michlifen 43

bay c Authorized - Marianabaa (Anabaa)

3 9-1
 - 

Has hinted at ability in the provinces and looks interesting first time in a handicap

Michlifen historical data/form
12 (14)
50-214
i

Arum 41

bay f Waldpark - Aline (Tiger Hill)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Was not beaten far when fourth of sixteen in an identical race at Saint-Cloud last time. Can be in the mix once again

Arum historical data/form
13 (2)
390352
i

Chacha Boy 17

bay c Myboycharlie - Aquavenus (Elusive City)

3 8-7 v
 - 

Has been in excellent form on fibresand recently and must be respected back on turf

Chacha Boy historical data/form
14 (7)
324321
i

Foxy Power 16

bay f Power - Foxxy Cleopatra

3 8-5 v
 - 

Very effective in the claiming division. First run in a handicap and first start for new yard

Foxy Power historical data/form

(8) LALA DANCE would have gone very close at Saint-Cloud had she not met traffic issues in the final stages and certainly has a race like that in her. (2) SPRING HEAD does not make much appeal on paper but he has some interesting form and warrants respect. (2) SPRING HEAD and (11) MICHLIFEN have to be on the shortlist too.

4

18:00 Longchamp (France) (4YO plus)

Prix De Montretout Listed Stakes

7f 209y

Winner €32,761 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (6)
15131-
i

Stunning Spirit (GB) 214

bay c Invincible Spirit - Stunning View (Dynaformer)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
5 9-4
 - 

Dual Listed winner last year. Won on return to action in 2018 so has to be hugely respected

Stunning Spirit historical data/form
2 (5)
1185-2
i

Orbaan (GB) 31

bay c Invincible Spirit - Contradict (Raven's Pass)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-13
105

Won a Saint-Cloud Listed last year over a mile before flopping in the Sussex Stakes last year. A clear second on re-entry. Player

Orbaan historical data/form
3 (7)
00-510
i

Rayon Vert 25

bay c Harbour Watch - Mansoura (Kalanisi)

5 8-13
110

Is six wins from 25 and yet to make an impact at this level of competition

Rayon Vert historical data/form
4 (2)
212-22
i

Indyco 34

che c Rio de La Plata - Indyca (Panis)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 8-13
 - 

Very effective on fibresand this winter and is respected back on turf today

Indyco historical data/form
5 (3)
21239/2
i

Barney Roy (GB) 22

bay g Excelebration - Alina (Galileo)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-13
117

Won the Saint James Palace Stakes in 2017. Beaten a neck on re-entry in an Ascot Listed Race after missing all of 2018

Barney Roy historical data/form
6 (4)
11-214
i

Bayoun 27

gre g Kouroun - Baenia (Verglas)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
6 8-13
109

Ten victories from sixteen runs and back over a distance that suits today. Should go close

Bayoun historical data/form
7 (1)
405-41
i

Dhevanafushi (GB) 21

gre g Kendargent - Tejaara (Kingmambo)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-13
 - 

Showed improvement when scoring in a competitive handicap last time out and steps up in class with claims

Dhevanafushi historical data/form

Unable to make it as a stallion 2017 Saint James Palace Stakes winner (5) BARNEY ROY failed by a short margin on his return to action at Ascot this month and stands out on form in this fascinating contest. (6) BAYOUN is back over a trip that suits him ideally and he will lead the French squad ahead of (2) ORBAAN and (1) STUNNING SPIRIT.

5

18:35 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Musee Rodin Maiden Stakes

7f 209y

Winner €18,900 - 12 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (5)
7-7
i

Marbella (IRE) 45

bay f Invincible Spirit - Gift From Heaven (Excellent Art)

3 9-2
 - 

Well beaten on both starts to date and needs to show vast improvement

Marbella historical data/form
2 (4)
4
i

Roseya 29

bay f Invincible Spirit - Rosanara (Sinndar)

3 9-2
 - 

Fourth of eleven first time out at Chantilly last month but had subsequent maiden winner Wasmya behind her that day

Roseya historical data/form
3 (6)
5-49
i

Eternal Summer 31

bay f Sommerabend - Evening Breeze (Surumu)

3 9-2
 - 

Finished fourth in a Maisons-Laffitte maiden before flopping in a German Group III one month ago. Place chance

Eternal Summer historical data/form
4 (1)
22
i

Wishfully (IRE) 22

bay f Invincible Spirit - Tajriba (Teofilo)

3 9-2
 - 

Runner-up on both starts in maidens so far and likely to go off the mark sooner rather than later

Wishfully historical data/form
5 (10)
7
i

Spinalunga 29

bay f Le Havre - Gondole (Pivotal)

3 9-2
 - 

Never a factor first time out at Chantilly one month ago. Vast improvement needed

Spinalunga historical data/form
6 (12)
0-
i

Pevensey Bay (GER) 289

bay f Footstepsinthesand - Pachelbelle (Anabaa)

3 9-2
 - 

Down the field on debut at Clairefontaine in August last year. Off since then

Pevensey Bay historical data/form
7 (3)
7
i

Wilpena (IRE) 31

che f Makfi - Loutka (Trempolino)

3 9-2
 - 

Finished seventh of eight first time out at the venue one month ago. Down in distance

Wilpena historical data/form
8 (9)
52
i

Celtic (IRE) 21

bay f Speightstown - Lady Of Shamrock (Scat Daddy)

3 9-2
 - 

A clear second to Siyarafina in a class 2 last time out on fibresand. Should come on for the run

Celtic historical data/form
9 (2)
2
i

Gwendola (GB) 67

bay f Oasis Dream - Gwenseb (Green Tune)

3 9-2
 - 

A close runner-up first time out at Saint-Cloud in March in very heavy round. Can go one better

Gwendola historical data/form
10 (8)
i

Dragoness (GB)

bay f Frankel - Dahama (Green Desert)

3 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Frankel who is a half-sister to Group II winner Al Thakhira. Boudot in the irons is worth noting

Dragoness historical data/form
11 (11)
i

Air De Valse

che f Mesnil Des Aigles - Air Bag (Poliglote)

3 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Mesnil Des Aigles out of Listed winner Air Bag. See betting for clues

Air De Valse historical data/form
12 (7)
i

Nooramunga

bay f Siyouni - Turtle Bow (Turtle Island)

3 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Siyouni out of Group II winner Turtle Bow and a sister to several winners

Nooramunga historical data/form

(9) GWENDOLA showed enough on her debut race in harsh ground conditions at Saint-Cloud to suggest she can win a race like this. She will be retained ahead of the progressive (8) CELTIC. The well-related (2) ROSEYA is open to progress and commands respect as does (4) WISHFULLY who is overdue a first career success.

6

19:15 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Des Epinettes Handicap

1m 2f 96y

Winner €34,650 - 16 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (8)
3-4301
i

Cartes (GB) 11

ch c Sea The Moon - Kensington Gardens (Oasis Dream)

Has won at this Course
C
3 9-4
 - 

Both career victories have come in claimers. Was beaten a long way at Saint-Cloud behind several of today's rivals

Cartes historical data/form
2 (13)
4-541
i

Camprond 61

bay g Lope De Vega - Bernieres (Montjeu)

3 9-3
 - 

Impressive winner when off the mark on fourth attempt on fibresand at Pornichet in March. First run on turf

Camprond historical data/form
3 (5)
725496
i

Coigny 22

bay f Anodin - Dasani (Dansili)

3 9-1 v
 - 

Was not beaten far first time in this division at Saint-Cloud three weeks ago. Can be in the mix

Coigny historical data/form
4 (12)
434-20
i

Tabellion 22

bay c Evasive - Codicille (Mendocino)

Was consistent prior to his last run in a Quinte race at Saint-Cloud. Holds solid credentials and can be given another chance

Tabellion historical data/form
5 (9)
12-743
i

Australien 22

gre c Olympic Glory - Attachante (Teofilo)

3 9-1
 - 

A close third of sixteen in the race of reference at Saint-Cloud on 1 May. Will not be long before winning a race like this

Australien historical data/form
6 (7)
-32494
i

Mille Sabords (IRE) 10

bay c Le Havre - Perfect Day (Holy Roman Emperor)

3 8-13
 - 

Two fourth places from three starts in this division but may be stretched over this sort of trip

Mille Sabords historical data/form
7 (1)
32-261
i

Kimriver 27

gr g Stormy River - Kimara (Orpen)

3 8-13
 - 

Went off the mark on fifth attempt in a Maisons-Laffitte handicap last month. Upped in trip and has more to offer

Kimriver historical data/form
8 (4)
34-22
i

Gracian (GER) 26

che c City Zip - Guenea (Sinndar)

3 8-13
 - 

Yet to win a race after four starts. Seems on a fair mark on handicap debut

Gracian historical data/form
9 (16)
213824
i

Stone Town 20

bay g Zanzibari - Nera Divine (Divine Light)

3 8-12
 - 

Consistent for the most part and looks interesting running for the first time at tis level

Stone Town historical data/form
10 (6)
81-066
i

Life's A Breeze (IRE) 21

bay c Gale Force Ten - Aubusson (Montjeu)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-12 b
 - 

Has struggled at upper grade this year and although down in the weight does not make much appeal

Life's A Breeze historical data/form
11 (10)
3-631
i

Toronada 22

gre f Toronado - Tocopilla (Medaaly)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-12
 - 

Went off the mark on fourth attempt in a Saint-Cloud handicap three weeks ago. Has a five pounds penalty to defy but Soumillon keeps the ride

Toronada historical data/form
12 (15)
88-292
i

Son Of Normandy (GB) 16

che c Galileo - Sansiwa (Dansili)

3 8-12
 - 

Runner-up twice in decent maidens this term. Seems well threatred on handicap debut

Son Of Normandy historical data/form
13 (11)
32-322
i

Cressida 22

bay f Sommerabend - Noble City (Next Desert)

3 8-11
 - 

Seven start maiden who has been knocking hard. Has a first rate chance on the back of her last effort

Cressida historical data/form
14 (2)
-54390
i

Iskanderhon (USA) 22

bay g Exchange Rate - Beiramar (Monsun)

3 8-11
 - 

Well beaten at Saint-Cloud off that same mark three weeks ago and looks hard to make a case for

Iskanderhon historical data/form
15 (14)
753934
i

Similaire 22

bay c Linda's Lad - Similitudine (Brief Truce)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-9
 - 

One time winner from ten and went close in an identical race last time out. Player

Similaire historical data/form
16 (3)
595112
i

Carter And Go 29

gre c Evasive - Broken And Go (Chichicastenango)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-9 v
 - 

Has been in cracking form on the Riviera recently and steps up in grade with claims

Carter And Go historical data/form

There was not much between (13) CRESSIDA and (5) AUSTRALIEN at Saint-Cloud last time out and the pair should once again be very prominent in this competitive handicap but a slight preference goes to Stephane Wattel's charge who seems to have the biggest margin for progress. (4) TABELLION is better than his last run suggests and is given another chance. (2) CAMPROND and (15) SIMILAIRE can make the frame.

7

19:55 Longchamp (France) (3YO only)

Museecarnavalet Maiden Stakes

7f 209y

Winner €18,900 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (3)
2
i

Diyani 29

che g Rock Of Gibraltar - Dilafara (Singspiel)

3 9-2
 - 

Beaten a head on debut at Chantilly last month and looks a big player with improvement likely

Diyani historical data/form
2 (6)
6
i

Strike Bomber 54

che g Le Havre - Now Again (Lomitas)

3 9-2
 - 

Never a factor first time out at Saint-Cloud at the end of March. Takes a significant drop in distance

Strike Bomber historical data/form
3 (7)
3-23
i

Bleu Marine (IRE) 35

bay c Dark Angel - Blue Picture (Peintre Celebre)

3 9-2
 - 

Has made the frame in all three starts to date including once over this trip. Place chance again

Bleu Marine historical data/form
4 (5)
4527-0
i

Recovery Road (IRE) 22

bay c No Nay Never - Hannahs Turn (Dubai Destination)

3 9-2
71

Irish import who was beaten a long way on his first start on French soil and is best to pass over

Recovery Road historical data/form
5 (2)
2-44
i

Top Max 22

bay g Joshua Tree - Risky Nizzy (Cape Cross)

3 9-2
 - 

Always gives everything he has and is expected to be in the mix once again

Top Max historical data/form
6 (1)
636-85
i

San Morchesil 30

bay c Sommerabend - Sakkara Star (Mozart)

3 9-2
 - 

Just the one place from five starts in this division and others make more appeal

San Morchesil historical data/form
7 (4)
7-44
i

Detox (GB) 59

bay g Cacique - Distortion (Distorted Humor)

3 9-2
 - 

Was not disgraced in his last two runs on fibresand but needs to improve a lot to win

Detox historical data/form

The Aga Khan owned (1) DIYANI was narrowly denied on his first run and is given a clear preference over Andre Fabre's charge made of (3) BLEU MARINE and (7) DETOX who both have run three times already and this is probably not a great sign. (5) TOP MAX has limited ability but can pick up some minor money.

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