Keyword: Robert Collet

  • Wizz Kid comes on late to win the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Lonchamp.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2133860711&k=pvH84mv">Order This Photo</a>

    Wizz Kid Stops Mayson in Prix de l'Abbaye

    Wizz Kid came with a storming late run to win the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Lonchamp (Fr-I) on Oct. 7, denying favorite Mayson in the opening Thoroughbred race on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) card.

  • Immortal Verse wins the Prix Jacques Le Marois

    Immortal Verse Upsets Goldikova in Marois

    Immortal Verse once again displayed her sparkling turn of foot as she charged past Goldikova in the closing stages to win the $854,658 Prix Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) at Deauville Aug. 15.

  • Business Down as Arqana Sale Ends

    The Arqana December breeding stock sale ended its three-day run in Deauville, France Dec. 8 with significant downturns in its key business figures. When compared to the results from a year ago, when the auction was four days in length, the median price suffered the biggest loss, falling 40.0%. The gross revenue dropped 31.5%, and the average price declined 21.8%.

  • Last Tycoon, Won '86 BC Mile, Dies at 23

    Internationally renowned stallion Last Tycoon, winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita in 1986 when he also was named Europe's champion sprinter, died on May 27 at Japan's Arrow Stud, where he had stood since 1998.

  • Whipper Back for Revenge

    French trainer Robert Collet will be looking for a little revenge when he saddles Whipper in Saturday's $2,025,000 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).

  • Whipper Wins, Attraction Fades at Deauville

    A soft course at Deauville helped the Kentucky-bred 3-year-old Whipper win Sunday's Prix Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) at the same time it extracted a promise from the connections of Attraction to never try that footing again.

  • Whipper Whirls Away in Prix Morny Mud

    The favorites flopped in an unexpectedly strong rainstorm affecting the Prix Morny-Casinos Barriere (Fr-I) for 2-year-olds at Deauville Sunday, and 26-1 shot Whipper took advantage to score a two-length victory over the 5-2 public choice Much Faster.

  • Dress To Thrill Confirmed for Matriarch

    Dress To Thrill, one of the leading 3-year-old fillies in Europe, will compete in the $500,000 Matriarch (gr. IT) for fillies and mares Dec. 1, Hollywood Park assistant racing secretary and stakes coordinator Danny Eidson was informed Sunday.

  • Choc Ice, Volga Renew E.P. Taylor Rivalry

    Defending champion Choc Ice and last year's runner-up Volga will renew their rivalry Sunday at Woodbine in the $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (gr. IT).