France: Quest For More shows versatility to land Cadran
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 3:40PM 1 OCT 2016
Report: France, Saturday
Chantilly: Qatar Prix du Cadran (Group 1), 2m4 1/2f, 4yo+
GEORGE BAKER impressed as the versatile Quest For More stormed from last to first to win the Prix du Cadran and secure a first Group 1 victory.
Baker had claimed the plaudits for an excellent front-running ride on Roger Charlton's stayer in the Lonsdale Cup at York but he employed completely different tactics here, settling his mount in last.
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Favourite Vazirabad struck the front approaching the final furlong but Baker and Quest For More swooped down the outside to prevail.
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Potemkin: keeps on strongly to win the Prix Dollar
PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
Also at Chantilly on Saturday
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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