Vif Monsieur was awarded the win in the Preis von Europa (Ger-I) Sept. 22 at Cologne upon the stunning disqualifications of respective first- and second-place finishers, Meandre and Empoli, for interference.
Turfrose took the lead two furlongs out and had just enough to hold off the late challenge of Fair Breeze to capture the Premio Lydia Tesio (Ity-I) by a short neck at Capannelle Oct. 28.
Germany's premier yearling sale, which took place on Saturday at Baden-Baden, saw sharp increases in gross revenue, average price, and median price, helped by presence of John Ferguson, Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock adviser.
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