Sun. Apr 14th, 2024

French racing’s new star Ace Impression maintained his unbeaten document within the Prix Guillaume d’Ornano at Deauville.

Jean-Claude Rouget’s three-year-old grabbed the headlines when displaying an electrifying flip of foot within the Prix de Jockey Membership in June, coming from a good distance again to beat Huge Rock.

Off the observe for 72 days, Ace Impression was very eager within the early levels underneath Cristian Demuro earlier than dropping in on the rear of the sphere, with solely had one behind him for a lot of the race as stablemate Cambronne set the tempo.

Aidan O’Brien had two runners in Breeders’ Cup winner Victoria Street and Greenland, whereas his son Joseph fielded Al Riffa, a Group One winner as a juvenile final season.

They mounted a stern problem and had their possibilities, however Ace Impression made up loads of floor within the straight and grabbed the lead in sight of the submit.

Nevertheless, he needed to battle with Al Riffa, who completed three-quarters of a size adrift in second, with Birr Fort an extra head again in third and Greenland coming residence fourth.

Paddy Energy left the winner unchanged as their 7/2 favorite for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, nonetheless, Coral eased him barely to 9/2 from 4/1.

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