Vazirabad turned in a career-defining performance Oct. 25 at Longchamp, taking charge late to defeat older runners, including seven-time group I winner Cirrus des Aigles, in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I, French St. Leger).
Pender Harbour will attempt to go farther than he ever has before when he lines up against an expected eight opponents in the $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) on closing day of the 2014 Woodbine meet Dec. 7.
Tac de Boistron overtook pacesetter High Jinx in the final furlong and struck for a repeat win in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I, French St. Leger) Oct. 26 at Longchamp.
Irish Mission and Orion Moon, both from the barn of trainer Christophe Clement, face off at Belmont Park in the $150,000 Beaugay (gr. IIIT), one of two graded turf stakes on the New York track's May 3 Kentucky Derby card.
Tac de Boistron delivered a career-best effort for an authoritative five-length win in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I, French St. Leger) Oct. 27 at Longchamp.
Atlantic Jewel came close to retaining her unbeaten record in the Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (Aus-I) Sept. 21 at Caulfield, but It's a Dundeel edged her at the finish in a heartbreaker for the star mare.
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Benefiting from an ideal post draw, Beaten Up bested favorite Foreteller by three-quarters of a length in the Aus$500,000 Kirks Doomben Cup (Aus-I) May 18 in a one-two finish for trainer Chris Waller.
Les Beaufs controlled the pace and scored a 4 1/2-length win over Silver Valny in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I), or French St. Leger, Oct. 28 at Longchamp.
Manighar will seek to become the first horse to sweep three prestigious group I races in Australia when he attempts the BMW Cup at Rosehill racecourse April 7.
Owner Simon O'Donnell takes another shot at the Nov. 1 Melbourne Cup with two, maybe three, entries this year.
Be Fabulous swept past Cavalryman with a furlong left to run and drew off to a convincing 1 3/4-length victory in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 23.
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Jockey Christophe Lemaire's patience was rewarded as Gentoo shot through a small opening late in the race to claim victory in the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 24.
Allegretto produced a powerful late run under Ryan Moore to capture her first group I victory in the Prix Royal-Oak-Principaute de Monaco (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 28.
Montare completed a weekend Group 1 double for her sire, Montjeu, when she captured the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at Longchamp on Sunday.
Alcazar defied the calendar on Sunday and became only the second 10-year-old to win a group I race in Europe, defeating his younger rivals when winning the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at Longchamp.
Westerner proved to be the class of the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at Longchamp Sunday, clearing off in the straight and winning in a canter to give rider Stephane Pasquier his first group I victory.
Ecurie Wildenstein's homebred Westerner, ridden by Dominique Boeuf, unleashed a powerful run down the straight to win the Prix Royal-Oak (Fr-I) at soggy Longchamp Sunday by 2 1/2 lengths over outsider Alcazar.
Paul Cole's Mr Dinos, just fifth in the St. Leger, was the star of the show in the French equivalent, the 1 7/8-mile Prix Royal-Oak, at Longchamp on Sunday.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Ask (GB)||STOUTE SIR MICHAEL||
|Askar Tau (FR)||TREGONING MARCUS||
|Clowance (GB)||CHARLTON ROGER||
|Manighar (FR)||H. Graham Motion||
|Pouvoir Absolu (GB)||LELLOUCHE ELIE||
|Sassoaloro (GER)||BLUME H||
|Schiaparelli (GER)||BIN SUROOR S||
|The Miniver Rose (IRE)||HANNON R M||