Dods hangs fire on Angel run
Mecca's Angel remains a possible for the Qipco British Champions Sprint at Ascot on October 15 following her run in the Prix de l'Abbaye.
Mecca's Angel: Could run at Ascot
Trainer Michael Dods is set to confirm her entry for the Group One over six furlongs at the five-day stage on Monday – but a final decision on her participation will not be made until nearer the race.
Mecca's Angel was only beaten three-quarters of a length in third place behind Marsha at Chantilly on Sunday, in her first race since she won York's Nunthorpe Stakes for the second successive year in August.
Should she line up, then it would be final start before being retired.
"She came home fine. We'll keep her in (at Ascot) and make a decision towards the latter part of next week," said the Darlington handler.
"She's been enjoying the grass, but that's the plan at the minute."