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.

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