France: German raider Potemkin sinks Dollar rivals
Potemkin: keeps on well to win the Prix Dollar in ready fashion
PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos) Potemkin on the
money for Germany By Alex Wiltshire 3:00PM 1 OCT 2016
Report: France, Saturday
Chantilly: Qatar Prix Dollar (Group 2), 1m2f, 3yo+
POTEMKIN landed a blow for Germany when winning the Prix Dollar under Eduardo Pedroza for trainer Andreas Wohler.
The five-year-old, who was successful at Group 3 level in his home country earlier in the season, came with a surging run down the centre to deny Heshem under Gregory Benoist and the fast-finishing favourite Zarak, whose challenge came all too late and never looked like landing a telling blow.
Of the British contingent, Yorker set a strong early pace for William Haggas, but could not sustain his effort in the closing stages, while the James Fanshawe-trained Arthenus was never involved.
More to follow . . .