Races / 20.11.2022
12:20 PM • FONTAINEBLEAU • PRIZE PAÏUTE
Hurdles – 5 years and over – 3.800m – 44.000 €
First outing in France for Mengli Khan
Photo 1 – Mengli Khan – Racing Post
The first spotlight of this assembly in Fontainebleau, a gathering beforehand scheduled in Enghien, the Prix Païute attracted some good individuals. We are in fact considering of Mengli Khan (Lope deVega). Trained by Gordon Elliott, this 9-year-old gelding gained the 2017 version of the Royal Bond Novice Hurdle (Gr1) at Fairyhouse earlier than ending third in the JLT Novices’ Chase (Gr1) in 2019 at Cheltenham. Then moved to Nicky Henderson, he now not advanced at the similar stage however saved some good stays. He will make his debut for Tom and Noel George at Fontainebleau and can be one among the horses to comply with. He will discover earlier than him the nice and mighty ** (Martaline), which has simply returned to victory over the hurdles of Argentan for its comeback, Muzhik (Siyouni), who will make her return to the ring and has by no means disillusioned over jumps, but in addition Breakdance Bilberry (Sunday Break), which ran in clear progress on its comeback currently and even Fred (Cokoriko), left for England after its buy by Simon Munir and Isaac Souede and which is able to make its debut for Sylvain Dehez.
12:50 PM • FONTAINEBLEAU • HENRY MAZÉ-SENCIER PRIZE
Steeplechase – 3 years – 3.600m – 46.000 €
Winteriscoming discovers the steeplechase
Photo 2 – Wintercoming – SD
Stayed for a very long time in the Prix Cambacérès (Gr1), Wintercoming (Balios) will lastly begin over a steeplechase in the Prix Henry Mazé-Sencier. The colt from Haras du Hoguenet and Francis-Henri Graffard completed fifth in the Prix Georges de Talhouët-Roy (Gr2) and second over hurdles – three lengths away – from Speed Emile ** (Estejo), future third in the Prix Congress (Gr2). If he jumps properly, the colt shouldn’t be removed from victory. Amy du Kiff (Kapgarde) has carried out some nice issues on the brooms and has simply began with a convincing second place in the Fontainebleau steeplechase. He can be one among the most distinguished rivals. On the hedges, Jarco (Muhtathir) was not at all times critical in his jumps. The truth of going over a steeplechase might be useful to him. This change in self-discipline will drive him to watch out and, subsequently, to leap higher. If so, he could also be the revelation of this event. Bella E Spera (Very Nice Name) had run cleanly for his first steps in the Prix Finot (L). It ought to thrive in steeplechase.
1:25 PM • FONTAINEBLEAU • PRIZE OF MACHERIN
Hurdles – 3yo – Fillies – 3.550m – 46.000 €
Julie d’Estruval going through the weight
Julie d’Estruval (Great Pretender) began victoriously over the Dieppe hurdles, clearly forward of Politha (Joshua Tree), future second at Haras d’Étreham Prix Magalen Bryant-Prix Bournosienne (Gr2). She should carry 70 kilos on this Prix de Macherin however she is a possible winner. Seventh in the Geography Prize, Night of Surprises (Saint des Saints) made its reappearance in Fontainebleau. She was going very properly at the starting of the closing flip, when she made a mistake, falling 4 hurdles from the put up. She can set the report straight if she stays up this time. Madame de Lamballe (Kapgarde) had two good programs over hurdles. It has the physique to succeed over steeples however may win over hurdles earlier than the massive obstacles. Very Nice Dream (Very Nice Name) held his rank very properly twice on the brooms and will assert his class on the flat. Miami of the Berlais (Martaline) would have an excellent probability if she repeated her debut efficiency. Jaborosa (Cokoriko) was deemed worthy of debuting in the Geography Prize during which she obtained a meritorious sixth place. You need to comply with her as a result of she has the profile of a high quality filly. Golden Affair (Doctor Dino) has a great flat class and can profit from the abilities and type of James Reveley. From there to seeing it shine on the event of its first steps in the self-discipline… Two well-born newcomers may even be on the monitor: La Grillere (Holy of Holies), esteemed filly, daughter of the good Freedom to Love ** (Lord of the South) and Spanish Avenue (Spanish Moon), daughter of a sure Avenue Marceau (Enrique), winner of the Prix de Maisons-Laffitte (Gr3) and third in the Prix Alain du Breil (Gr1), amongst others.
2:07 PM • FONTAINEBLEAU • TREMAILLE PRIZE
Hurdles – 3yo – Foals – 3.550m – 46.000 €
Dream Messenger, an impression to be confirmed
Dream Messenger (Saint des Saints) has simply triggered an outstanding impression in Cholet. Without his companion giving him a single blow of the whip, this newcomer got here to impose himself on the put up, previous horses who had already run. We will see him once more in a Prix Trémaille the place he’ll profit from the launch of Teddy Vabois and will verify the good impression left on the day of his first steps. Jean-Philippe Dubois’ colt may have as predominant rivals Caulfield (Elvstroem), an estimated 3-year-old, who has simply opened his report from begin to end at Fontainebleau, Justice of the peace (Voiladenuo), who imposed himself as a critical colt at Nancy, and even Tipperary Sunset (Ardad), which he has nonetheless simply overtaken, at Cholet. If Tipperary Sunset does not lean too far proper, he would possibly even win. Madara (Doctor Dino) gained on his second outing, over the hurdles at Strasbourg, earlier than disappointing at Auteuil. With the launch of Gabin Meunier and going through a barely much less robust discipline – though – he may take part in the closing packaging. Behind Justice of the Peace, Klitchko of Belair (Walzertakt) and center floor (Manatee) completed second and third respectively in Nancy. The first named had actually concluded very pleasantly. Jingle Denuo (Magneticjim) has already achieved nice issues on flowing tracks. The unprecedented Mojo (Anodin) is the brother of Mr. Policeman (Triple Threat), winner at Fontainebleau earlier than its sale in Ireland.
2:42 PM • FONTAINEBLEAU • PRIZE OF THE CAVE OF HERMITS
Hurdles – 4 years – 3.550m – 42.000 €
Iltone near its race
Fifth at Cholet on debut then third over the hurdles at Fontainebleau, the resident of Tom George Iltone (Cokoriko) has the essential high quality to hope to open his prize listing, over obstacles, in the Prix de la Grotte des Hermites. He will face Idol of Mee (Masterstroke), an fascinating colt, who not too long ago fell at the begin of the course, showly (Spider Flight), which has already carried out properly in higher batches like Boogies (Sri Putra).