France: Quest For More shows versatility to land Cadran

Potemkin: keeps on well to win the Prix Dollar in ready fashion

PICTURE: Edward Whitaker ( 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 (

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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