Chineur, who won the May 15 Prix de Saint-Georges (Fr-III) in his last start, is the sole stakes winner for his dam, French stakes winner Wardara. Fasliyev stands at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
English race goers now know what their French counterparts know: That 4-year-old Chineur is a commendable sprinter. Now unbeaten in four races this year for owner Marquisa de Moratalla, the French-bred son of Fasliyev won the group II King's Stand Stakes, the second leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, at Royal Ascot at York June 14 by 1 3/4 lengths over Boogie Street (by Compton Place), with Moss Vale (by Shinko Forest) third.Bred by Cyril Humphris, Chineur took home $158,180 of the $252,924 total purse. Fourth half-way though the five-furlong race, Chineur got the lead 150 yards from the finish and won in :57.55. Mighty Beau, trained in the United States by Jeff Mullins, finished about three lengths behind the winner in fifth.