Coolmore and partners' Gallante took to the rain-drenched course at Longchamp July 13 and sprung a 62-1 surprise over favorite Prince Gibraltar and French Derby victor The Grey Gatsby in the Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I).
Prince Gibraltar (FR)
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
|Owner||ECURIE LA VALLEE MARTIGNY EARL|
|Prince Gibraltar (FR) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)||Danehill|
|Princess Sofia (UAE)||Pennekamp|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Reboursiere Et De Montaigu||($49,340)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Trainer Kevin Ryan will find out if record-setting Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) victor The Grey Gatsby has the stamina to win the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) July 13 at Longchamp.
Frank Gillespie's British-based The Grey Gatsby pounced from off the pace and drew off to win the Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) in an upset June 1 at Chantilly.
Under a clever ride by Christophe Soumillon, Prince Gibraltar romped to a stylish victory in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud (Fr-I) Nov. 9, bringing the curtain down on the season's group I racing in Europe.
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