Vichy 16 July 2019

Going: Good to Soft
Draw Advantage: None

Instructions

1

12:50 Vichy (France) (4YO plus)

Hubert De Catheu Handicap

1m 6f 200y

Winner €26,000 - 16 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (9)
817536
i

Rannan 44

gre c Style Vendome - Footsteppy (Footstepsinthesand)

Has won at this Course
C
4 9-6 b
 - 

Stays well and has been consistent for the most part so is not out of it

Rannan historical data/form
2 (1)
451137
i

Le Pin 8

gre g Holy Roman Emperor - Night Dhu (Montjeu)

6 9-5 v
 - 

Prolific on the fibresand and seldom far off the action on the turf. Chance

Le Pin historical data/form
3 (7)
0-1238
i

Palmerino 24

bay g Doctor Dino - Palmeriade (Kouroun)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 9-4
 - 

Very effective at this trip and capable of playing a role at this level

Palmerino historical data/form
4 (12)
159/065
i

Culmination (GB) 8

bay g Beat Hollow - Apogee (Shirley Heights)

7 9-4
 - 

Won on the flat in France in 2015 and has since won over hurdles in UK. Others preferred

Culmination historical data/form
5 (15)
100200
i

Just A Formality 50

bay c Spirit One - Formalite (Equerry)

5 9-3 v
 - 

Looks to be slightly too high in the handicap. Others make more appeal

Just A Formality historical data/form
6 (5)
-03112
i

Stonebridge 26

gre c Silver Frost - Vingt Six (Octagonal)

4 9-3
 - 

Has been in good form up to 2400m. Will be competitive if as effective over the extra

Stonebridge historical data/form
7 (16)
005771
i

Rosny 19

bay g Soldier of Fortune - Frissonante (Sri Pekan)

Has won at this Course
C
8 9-3
 - 

Experience says that he is too high in the handicap off this mark and others make more appeal

Rosny historical data/form
8 (4)
-74116
i

Menuetto (GB) 24

bay f Dubawi - Measured Tempo (Sadler's Wells)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-2
 - 

Unexposed and improving. Has a 50% strike-rate in this grade and should have a role to play

Menuetto historical data/form
9 (6)
378552
i

Incampo 23

bay c Campanologist - Indian Cat (One Cool Cat)

5 9-2
 - 

Has been running well in Quinte handicaps and will acquit himself competitively once more

Incampo historical data/form
10 (13)
13-030
i

Top By Cocooning 24

che g American Post - Cocooning (Galetto)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-13
 - 

Struggling at this level since raised in the weight after winning similar race at Chantilly in October

Top By Cocooning historical data/form
11 (2)
050600
i

Go Fast (IRE) 24

bay c Born To Sea - Juno Blackie (Sunday Silence)

5 8-11
 - 

Experienced individual in this class of event but has no room for maneuver off this current mark

Go Fast historical data/form
12 (10)
757742
i

Desert Warrior (IRE) 17

che g Peintre Celebre - Danse Grecque (Hold That Tiger)

6 8-11 b
 - 

Has found some form since dropping in the ratings. Will not be far off the mark

Desert Warrior historical data/form
13 (14)
162020
i

Souvigne 23

bay c Zanzibari - Senanques (Apeldoorn)

5 8-10
 - 

Very hit and miss. Remains capable but unreliable so others are preferred

Souvigne historical data/form
14 (11)
-18252
i

Badia 24

bay f Siyouni - Baldamelle (Dansili)

5 8-10 b
 - 

Very capable mare in this handicap division. Has the credentials to feature and must be on the shortlist

Badia historical data/form
15 (8)
400317
i

Gonzalo (GB) 24

bay g Zoffany - Singapore Belle (Sagacity)

6 8-9
 - 

Capable of popping up at this level and off current rating but too unreliable to trust

Gonzalo historical data/form
16 (3)
-90207
i

Show The Way (IRE) 40

bay g Whipper - Calasetta (Montjeu)

Has won at this Course
C
5 8-9
 - 

Has been well beaten in three of four starts at this level. Minor role at best

Show The Way historical data/form

Lightly raced Dubawi filly (8) MENUETTO made a winning start in this grade when bagging a Quinte at Strasbourg on her handicap debut two starts back before a creditable effort in a similar contest last time out when raised 5kg. Relatively unexposed and likely to improve she should have a leading role to play from gate No 4. (14) BADIA finished ahead of the selection last time on similar terms but has less scope for improvement. Nevertheless she is also likely to have a say in the outcome. Proven over staying trips at this level (3) PALMERINO will be competitive. (13) SOUVIGNE (12) DESERT WARRIOR and (9) INCAMPO are others to consider.

2

13:34 Vichy (France) (2YO only)

La Minardiere Maiden

6f 211y

Winner €11,340 - 12 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (7)
37
i

Charm King 31

bay c Charm Spirit - Shahad (Galileo)

2 9-2 v1
 - 

Disappointed last time out after a promising debut 3rd. Must reaffirm

Charm King historical data/form
2 (8)
9
i

Jeu De Paume 13

bay c Wootton Bassett - Nayara (Nayef)

2 9-2 v1
 - 

Well beaten on debut. Open to improvement but is best watched for now

Jeu De Paume historical data/form
3 (12)
3
i

By The Way

bay c Galiway - Byburg (Sageburg)

2 9-2
 - 

Made a pleasing debut when 3rd at Aix-les-Bains and would have come on since

By The Way historical data/form
4 (3)
9
i

Jack O'boy 33

bay c Anodin - Goldy Honor (Highest Honor)

2 9-2
 - 

Moderate 9th at the first time of asking. Entitled to improve - watch for now

Jack O'boy historical data/form
5 (6)
35232
i

Cleod'or 38

bay c Anodin - Foxxy Cleopatra

2 9-2
 - 

Placed in four of his five starts to date and has a winning chance here

Cleod'or historical data/form
6 (11)
5
i

Woot City 38

bay c Wootton Bassett - Plume Rose (Marchand De Sable)

2 9-2
 - 

Wootton Bassett colt who caught the eye on debut. Likely to have improved since

Woot City historical data/form
7 (9)
i

Blue Calanque (IRE)

bay c Charm Spirit - Dixie Dance (Orpen)

2 8-11
 - 

Charm Spirit colt associated with two Christophe's on debut. Escuder the trainer Soumillon the jockey

Blue Calanque historical data/form
8 (2)
i

Burn One Down

che c Evasive - Maita (Tertullian)

2 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Evasive from the stable of Gina Rarick. Maxime Guyon rides

Burn One Down historical data/form
9 (5)
i

Mac Calmy

bay c Makfi - Accalmie (Invincible Spirit)

2 8-11
 - 

Ludovic Gadbin-trained colt by Mafki on debut. Damien Boche in the irons

Mac Calmy historical data/form
10 (10)
i

Thurstan

che c Vatori - Zhuhai (Indian Lodge)

2 8-11
 - 

Antoine Hamelin booked to ride this son of Vatori on debut. Jess Parize trains

Thurstan historical data/form
11 (1)
i

Rhum Runner

che c Milanais - Yezidis (Ski Chief)

2 8-11
 - 

Son of Milanais from the stable of Edouard Lyon. Jerome Claudic rides

Rhum Runner historical data/form
12 (4)
i

Bolero Dei Grif (ITY)

bay c Sakhee's Secret - Pesach (Indian Danehill)

2 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Sakhee's Secret trained by Alessandro & Giuseppe Botti. Alexandre Chesneau rides

Bolero Dei Grif historical data/form

Trainer Marc Pimbonnet holds the key to this contest with (5) CLEOD'OR who is ready and deserves to shed his tag after a number of promising displays and likely improver (6) WOOT CITY who would have come on from a pleasing debut at Lyon-Parilly. (3) BY THE WAY should also be wiser to the task after his promising debut 3rd at Aix-les-Bains. (7) BLUE CALANQUE is a newcomer to make note of.

3

14:12 Vichy (France) (2YO only)

Pouilly Les Nonains Maiden

6f 211y

Winner €11,340 - 15 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (11)
32
i

Amazing Filly 41

bay f American Devil - Fleur Des Indes (Ganges)

2 9-2
 - 

Has shown useful ability in both starts finishing 3rd on debut and 2nd last time out. One to beat

Amazing Filly historical data/form
2 (1)
6
i

Louve (GB) 24

gre f Camelot - Marie Rossa (Testa Rossa)

2 9-2
 - 

Likely improver but may need further to be seen at her best. Place chance

Louve historical data/form
3 (12)
02
i

Alissa 18

bay f Style Vendome - Lucky For Me (King Of Kings)

2 9-2
 - 

Well beaten on debut but made big improvement to finish 2nd next run. Watch

Alissa historical data/form
4 (3)
43
i

Volynka (GB) 16

che f Sepoy - Sunday Bess (Deep Impact)

2 9-2 b
 - 

Improved from debut 4th to finish 3rd last time out. Should be competitive

Volynka historical data/form
5 (14)
432
i

Seventy 19

bay f Evasive - Hashbrown (Big Shuffle)

2 9-2
 - 

Has improved with every outing finishing 4th on debut and the 3rd before last-start 2nd. Player

Seventy historical data/form
6 (15)
8
i

Eristars 38

che f Sea The Stars - Tahreem (Manduro)

2 9-2
 - 

Was a modest 8th on debut but is entitled to improve for that experience

Eristars historical data/form
7 (13)
2
i

Moko 24

bay f Amarillo - Allez Hongkong (Sakhee)

2 9-2
 - 

Runner-up on debut and likely to be wiser to the task now. Warrants respect

Moko historical data/form
8 (4)
5
i

Soft Melody (GB) 34

che f New Approach - Ihsas (Rahy)

2 9-2
 - 

Not beaten far in finishing 5th on debut and likely to have improved since

Soft Melody historical data/form
9 (9)
8
i

Symphony Of Lights 35

bay f Wootton Bassett - Skydance (Honours List)

2 9-2
 - 

Modest 8th on debut but is entitled to improvement for that experience

Symphony Of Lights historical data/form
10 (10)
i

Adermine

bay f Elusive City - Adjuvence (Kahyasi)

2 8-11
 - 

Elusive City debutante from the stable of Jean-Pierre Gauvin. Marie Velon rides

Adermine historical data/form
11 (5)
i

Lily Apple

bay f George Vancouver - Lady Apples (Enrique)

2 8-11
 - 

Filly by George Vancouver trained by Jean-Michel Lefebvre to be ridden on debut by Alex Chesneau

Lily Apple historical data/form
12 (7)
i

Terre De Legendre

che f Hurricane Cat - Landa Vision (Lando)

2 8-11
 - 

Newcomer by Hurricane Cat to be ridden by Elaura Cieslik. Keven Borgel rides

Terre De Legendre historical data/form
13 (2)
i

Emotion Doree

bay f Evasive - Sirene Doree (Kingsalsa)

2 8-11
 - 

Evasive filly associated with Maxime Guyon and Christophe Escuder. Watch

Emotion Doree historical data/form
14 (6)
i

The Room

che f Manduro - The Living Room (Gold Away)

2 8-11
 - 

Manduro debutante from the stable of Jean-Pierre Gauvin. Alexis Larue rides

The Room historical data/form
15 (8)
i

Shalina

gre f Rajsaman - Anawest (Anabaa)

2 8-11
 - 

Rajsaman filly to be ridden on debut by Eddy Hardouin for trainer Nicolas Caullery

Shalina historical data/form

After two very promising starts to her career (1) AMAZING FILLY should have even more to offer over this trip and appears the likeliest winner. Volynka (4) has been very brave recently with Australian blinkers for the first time. Both (4) VOLYNKA and (5) SEVENTY have shown enough to make their presence felt though while likely improver (8) SOFT MELODY could have a role to play too. Good race!

4

14:50 Vichy (France) (4YO plus)

Saint-Menoux Claiming

6f 211y

Winner €10,710 - 11 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (10)
-01141
i

Billabong Cat 23

bay c Siyouni - Lunacat (One Cool Cat)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-13
 - 

Won a competitive handicap at Saint-Cloud in March one of three wins in his last four starts. One to beat

Billabong Cat historical data/form
2 (8)
208123
i

Alfieri 23

bay g Naaqoos - Jolie et belle (Oratorio)

Has won at this Distance
D

In good form since winning a claimer at Chantilly in May. Could pose a threat

Alfieri historical data/form
3 (7)
4-6229
i

Mister Magic (IRE) 650

bay g Red Jazz - Luvmedo (One Cool Cat)

4 9-4
68

Disappointed in his last run after consecutive seconds. Capable of better

Mister Magic historical data/form
4 (9)
7-3656
i

Irish Emperor (IRE) 13

bay g Holy Roman Emperor - Irish Queen (Speedmaster)

Has won at this Distance
D

Just a one-time winner but still somewhat unexposed and a plausible place prospect

Irish Emperor historical data/form
5 (3)
187974
i

Hautot 25

bay g Zoffany - Super Hantem (Royal Anthem)

4 9-4
 - 

Showed signs of a return to form last time and must confirm that to feature. Place chance

Hautot historical data/form
6 (1)
400-00
i

Sugar Daddy (GER) 45

bay c Areion - Sugar Baby Love (Second Empire)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 9-4
 - 

Has not shown much since arriving in France. Needs to make improvement

Sugar Daddy historical data/form
7 (11)
313-90
i

Salaasel (GB) 25

bay g Teofilo - Pearl Spirit (Invincible Spirit)

Well beaten in both starts this year and unlikely to trouble the judge on that form

Salaasel historical data/form
8 (2)
013306
i

Noordhout 34

bay f Elusive City - Anatolie (Peintre Celebre)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-2
 - 

Seldom far off the action and Will certainly have some sort of chance here

Noordhout historical data/form
9 (5)
050031
i

Epouville 108

bay f Footstepsinthesand - Vidiyna (Danehill Dancer)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-1
 - 

Confirmed her recent improvement with a last-start success. Can confirm

Epouville historical data/form
10 (6)
860571
i

Namasjar 31

gre f Rajsaman - Dame Phanie (Kaldoun)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 9-1 b
 - 

Winner of her last start at Marseille Vivaux. Will find this a tougher task

Namasjar historical data/form
11 (4)
36079-
i

Risk Major 214

bay g My Risk - Major's Love (Majorien)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11 v
 - 

Struggling a bit for form at the end of last year and likely to need this run on his seasonal return

Risk Major historical data/form

(1) BILLABONG CAT is a new recruit for Christophe Escuder and at the top of his game having won three of his last four starts. Well engaged here with the help of his rider's 4kg allowance he would disappoint by not winning. (2) ALFIERI is likely to pose the biggest threat on current form although last-start winner (9) EPOUVILLE could have a say too.

5

15:28 Vichy (France) (4YO plus)

Gabriel Handicap

6f 211y

Winner €8,000 - 18 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (8)
932216
i

O'goshi 27

bay g Kentucky Dynamite - Hier Deja (Neverneyev)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 9-12
 - 

Consistent performer and expected to acquit himself competitively again

O'goshi historical data/form
2 (11)
-35760
i

Torna A Surriento (ITY) 13

b c Blu Air Force - Black County (Black Minnaloushe)

6 9-10
 - 

Capable on his day but will need to be doing better here than of late

Torna A Surriento historical data/form
3 (5)
621334
i

Luken 19

gre g Kendargent - Lunaa (Anabaa)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-10
 - 

In very good form this year and should have another role to play here

Luken historical data/form
4 (13)
230901
i

Mon Paris 19

bay g Elusive City - Queen Lyric (King's Best)

4 9-10
 - 

Last-start winner not too harshly penalised. Could confirm with Soumillon up

Mon Paris historical data/form
5 (12)
048210
i

Press Officer 42

bay g Sageburg - Attachee De Presse (Danehill)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-8 v
 - 

Confirmed improvement made with blinkers when winning two starts back but failed to confirm under penalty

Press Officer historical data/form
6 (15)
38-188
i

Northern Fox (GER) 23

che g Areion - Nadischa (Protektor)

4 9-8 v1
 - 

Won a conditions race at Paray-Le-Monial on return but has flopped in both starts since

Northern Fox historical data/form
7 (6)
055307
i

Ayounor 28

bay g Siyouni - Clarte D'or (Kendor)

4 9-7
 - 

Just a one-time winner and needs to better recent efforts to have any say

Ayounor historical data/form
8 (4)
-01006
i

Vadanor 96

bay g Selkirk - Celebre Vadala (Peintre Celebre)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
10 9-6 v
 - 

Well-performed veteran who will need to better latest outings to have any say

Vadanor historical data/form
9 (1)
543609
i

End Of Story 31

al f Heliostatic - Helvetica (Cricket Ball)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-5 v
 - 

Battling to find any form or consistency but is well drawn. Could surprise

End Of Story historical data/form
10 (17)
563243
i

Astrachem (IRE) 18

bay g Zebedee - Daidoo (Shamardal)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-4 b
 - 

Consistent horse in the handicap division so has legitimate aspirations

Astrachem historical data/form
11 (16)
080159
i

Spirit Of Teofilo 24

bay g Teofilo - Spirit Of Pearl (Invincible Spirit)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
9 9-3 b
 - 

Has struggling lately since upped in the rating for his win two starts back. Overlooked

Spirit Of Teofilo historical data/form
12 (7)
009008
i

Poldina 24

bay g Penny's Picnic - Rampoldina (Montjeu)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-3
 - 

Makes very little on current form and is best watched for now. Ignored

Poldina historical data/form
13 (3)
702342
i

Breath Of Life (SPA) 39

bay f Excelebration - Sirenita (Mull Of Kintyre)

4 9-2 v
 - 

Ultra-consistent filly. Remains a maiden but will be winning soon - player

Breath Of Life historical data/form
14 (10)
065806
i

Mystical Prince 17

bay g Spirit One - Miss Maguilove (Dyhim Diamond)

6 8-13 v1
 - 

Has been disappointing since winning over 1600m in January. Must reaffirm

Mystical Prince historical data/form
15 (2)
3-7009
i

Stylchop 31

al g Namid - Selam (Tertullian)

6 8-11 v
 - 

Makes very little on current form and is best watched for now. Outsider

Stylchop historical data/form
16 (18)
-07213
i

Pakistan Treasure (IRE) 11

che g Iffraaj - Princess Mood (Muhtarram)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-7
 - 

Off the mark belatedly at 19th attempt but has run well again since. Consider

Pakistan Treasure historical data/form
17 (14)
006802
i

Karyfanny 11

che f Milanais - Freedom Sweet (Sicyos)

5 8-1 b
 - 

Has just the one success from 40 starts and others make more appeal here

Karyfanny historical data/form
18 (9)
558715
i

Black Princess 19

bay f Country Reel - Prima Ballerina (Tot Ou Tard)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-0 v
 - 

Six-time winner who has failed to produce a solid effort since winning in June 2018

Black Princess historical data/form

Reliable southerners (10) ASTRACHEM and (13) BREATH OF LIFE have very similar profiles. Both are consistent at this level and likely to play leading roles in the outcome. (4) MON PARIS was a good winner of his last start and only leniently treated for that success so could confirm despite that penalty. Both (1) O'GOSHI and last-start winner (3) LUKEN could make their presence felt too in what appears a trappy contest.

6

16:06 Vichy (France) (4YO plus)

Hubert Baguenault De Puchesse Listed Stakes

1m 3f 204y

Winner €26,000 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
7-4153
i

Nice To See You 24

bay c Siyouni - Around Me (Johannesburg)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-6
 - 

Listed winner at Toulouse over 2000m in April. Likely to be involved again

Nice To See You historical data/form
2 (7)
121353
i

Good Question 23

bay g Manduro - Question Of Time (Olden Times)

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

Consistent performer at this level and is distance suited. Big player

Good Question historical data/form
3 (4)
2-2339
i

Soleil D'octobre 52

bay c Great Journey - Marie Octobre (Daylami)

Has won at this Course
C
5 8-13
 - 

Usually acquits himself well and is seldom far off the mark. Place chance

Soleil D'octobre historical data/form
4 (6)
503091
i

Smart Whip 42

bay g Dylan Thomas - Green Girl (Lord Of Men)

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

back in business with a last-start success but will find this tougher

Smart Whip historical data/form
5 (3)
537-27
i

Master's Spirit (IRE) 23

gre c Mastercraftsman - Lavayssiere (Sicyos)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-13
108

Honest veteran who always gives of his best. Has not won for more than two years but remains consistent

Master's Spirit historical data/form
6 (2)
413125
i

Momour (USA) 23

bay g Mizzen Mast - Mouraniya (Azamour)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
5 8-13
 - 

Has been doing well in claimers but will find this a much tougher task

Momour historical data/form
7 (5)
032111
i

Solmina 26

bay f Solon - Ominneha (Exit To Nowhere)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-10
 - 

Reeled off recent hat-trick last time but steps up in class now and needs to raise her game to feature

Solmina historical data/form

Good quality Listed race. (2) GOOD QUESTION has been ultra consistent over this distance at this level and with a repeat of his recent performances should have a leading role to play. The step up to this trip won't bother top-weight (1) NICE TO SEE YOU who is likely to pose a threat. (5) MASTER'S SPIRIT is rated to make his presence felt too.

7

16:44 Vichy (France) (3YO only)

Durtol Stakes

1m 3f 204y

Winner €13,859 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (2)
1452
i

Styledargent 80

bay c Style Vendome - Feriadargent (Kendargent)

3 9-5 b1
 - 

Won on debut and confirmed that promise with efforts in stronger company. One to beat with 4kg off

Styledargent historical data/form
2 (7)
331318
i

Pont Au Change 38

bay g Samum - Ghostly Dance (Dansili)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-5
 - 

Consistent for the most part and capable of better than his disappointing last start

Pont Au Change historical data/form
3 (8)
164
i

Grace A Dieu 38

bay c Wootton Bassett - Acclamee (Acclamation)

3 9-3 b1
 - 

Debut winner over 2000m at Lyon-Parilly. Unexposed and open to improvement

Grace A Dieu historical data/form
4 (4)
671
i

Mighty Blue 23

bay f Authorized - Millionaia (Peintre Celebre)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Much-improved last start to win last time and with more progress expected could get a look in

Mighty Blue historical data/form
5 (5)
413
i

Cats In The City 59

bay f Elusive City - Cat Nova (Hurricane Cat)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-13
 - 

Has shown promise in each of her three starts and is likely to improve. Respect

Cats In The City historical data/form
6 (6)
969004
i

Pink Lotus 10

bay g Enrique - Coonawarra (Mastercraftsman)

3 8-10
 - 

Career-best 4th last time out but faces a tough task bettering that here

Pink Lotus historical data/form
7 (3)
7-745
i

Marbella (IRE) 19

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

3 8-7
 - 

Finished a close-up 4th to Eternal Summer in a maiden over 1600m in May. More to do now

Marbella historical data/form
8 (1)
001
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Santaflorine 80

che f Saonois - Santaflore (High Yield)

3 8-7
 - 

Well beaten in first two starts before winning a minor contest last time. More needed here

Santaflorine historical data/form

Runner-up last time at Salon-de-Provence (1) STYLEDARGENT looks formidable over this trip and on these terms with his rider taking a handy 4kg off the back. Last-start winner (4) MIGHTY BLUE could pose a threat if making any further improvement while (7) MARBELLA is rated to play a role too. Consistent (5) CATS IN THE CITY is another who should have a role to play.

8

17:22 Vichy (France) (4YO plus)

L'Allier Handicap

1m 6f 200y

Winner €16,380 - 17 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (11)
472121
i

Carnageo 49

bay g Pivotal - Sudarynya (Sadler's Wells)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-6 v
 - 

At the top of his game at the moment and has another leading role to play

Carnageo historical data/form
2 (13)
-21909
i

King Nonantais 24

gre g Air Chief Marshal - Castries (Captain Rio)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
7 9-6
 - 

Outclassed in Quinte races in his last three starts but could surprise at this level

King Nonantais historical data/form
3 (7)
316260
i

Mortree 24

bay f Le Havre - Sallen (Oratorio)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-5 v
 - 

Enjoyed a productive winter and although up in the weights after her last win remains competitive

Mortree historical data/form
4 (6)
744528
i

Elysian Star 13

bay g Champs Elysees - Karistar (Montjeu)

5 9-5
 - 

Has been running well in Madrid but will find this tougher. Place chance

Elysian Star historical data/form
5 (15)
5239-4
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Quemada (IRE) 23

bay f Teofilo - Quanzhou (Dubawi)

4 9-5
 - 

Made an eye-catching comeback and will improve for the run. Big runner

Quemada historical data/form
6 (5)
-10402
i

Tres Belaffair 53

bay g Zambezi Sun - Affair (Montjeu)

5 9-2
 - 

Has the ability but on recent form looks to have a place chance at best

Tres Belaffair historical data/form
7 (8)
542780
i

Going For Glory 24

roa f Duke Of Marmalade - Bird Of Paradise (Highest Honor)

4 9-1
 - 

Won two in a row at Strasbourg last year which is career total. Has run only modestly since

Going For Glory historical data/form
8 (9)
322117
i

Saint Nicolas 24

gre g Dark Angel - Sierra Slew (Fantastic Light)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-13
 - 

In fine form since the turn of the year. Could get a look in despite the rise in the handicap

Saint Nicolas historical data/form
9 (2)
324544
i

Port Deauville 42

bay g Dunkerque - Chaussette (High Chaparral)

4 8-12 b
 - 

Hard to fault at this level of competition and will have his chances once again

Port Deauville historical data/form
10 (17)
035431
i

Grand Gala 42

gre g Creachadoir - Natt Musik (Kendor)

Has won at this Course
C
8 8-12 v
 - 

Holding form at this level and was rewarded for that consistency last time. Player

Grand Gala historical data/form
11 (12)
14-806
i

Jarnisy 24

che g Croco Rouge - Belle Neyev (Stepneyev)

4 8-10
 - 

Lightly raced two-time winner but has yet to set the track alight this year

Jarnisy historical data/form
12 (4)
108850
i

Kiunguja 12

che f Linda's Lad - Nera Divine (Divine Light)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-9
 - 

Seems to be under the handicapper scrutiny at present and others make more appeal

Kiunguja historical data/form
13 (3)
151017
i

Versaline 19

gre f Nombre Premier - Voyante (Coroner)

7 8-7
 - 

Consistent mare in this division and won't be far off the mark. Place chance

Versaline historical data/form
14 (10)
3F2340
i

Raj De Boistron 24

bay g Rajsaman - Chi Chi De Boitron (Chichicastenango)

5 8-7
 - 

Useful three-time winner stays well and could get a look in here. Respected

Raj De Boistron historical data/form
15 (16)
-62821
i

Marano (SWI) 23

bay g Blue Canari - Merlina (Hawk Wing)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-4 b
 - 

Got back in the game with last-start success. Drawn wide but gets 15kg off

Marano historical data/form
16 (1)
478186
i