Old Persian (Charlie Appleby/William Buick) goes for a third straight win over a mile as he steps up to Listed level for the Silver Tankard Stakes at Pontefract, UK, on Monday, October 23.
Wild Bud’s German Listed victory
08 October 2017
Three-year-old Dubawi filly Wild Bud (Henri-Alex Pantall/ Aurelien Lemaitre) gained Listed success when leading close home in the nine-runner Bayerischer Sprint Cup (5f) on soft ground at Munich, Germany on Sunday, October 8.
Beau is ideal in Vitesse
07 October 2017
2-year-old Exceed And Excel colt Beau Ideal (Andre Fabre/Pierre-Charles Boudot) dropped down in distance to win by a nose in the 5f Listed Criterium de Vitesse in 59.34s on very soft ground at Chantilly, France on Saturday, October 7.
Listed Chantilly victory for Glen Shiel
07 October 2017
Three-year-old Pivotal colt Glen Shiel (Andre Fabre/Maxime Guyon) held on to win the six-runner Listed Prix le Fabuleux (9f) by a head in 1m 51.39s on very soft going at Chantilly, France, on Saturday, October 7.
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