There will be three Group races at Maisons-Laffitte today with the Prix Robert Papin and the Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
Loxias was a smart horse on the Flat, winning the Group 2 Prix Jean de Chaudenay
Mickael Barzalona (left) will don Godolphin's silks aboard Lawmaker to contest the Group Two Qatar Prix Chaudenay
at Longchamp, Paris,today.
And Kevin Prendergast has his Irish St Leger third Mores Wells in the Group 2 Prix Chaudenay
There are seven British acceptors in the group two Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
over one mile and seven furlongs.
Amilynx, fresh from his victory in the Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
on Arc weekend, showed his mettle to shrug off the more-experienced Tajoun by one and a half lengths under Olivier Peslier.
Leggera, John Dunlop's high class filly, could make her seasonal debut in the Group Two Prix Jean de Chaudenay
over 12 furlongs at Saint-Cloud on Monday.
LEGGERA, John Dunlop's Prix Vermeille winner, made a disappointing return to action when finishing last of five in the Group Two Prix Jean de Chaudenay
Three-year-olds can be supplemented to the St Leger at a cost of pounds 20,000 on September 5 and French trainer Nicholas Clement is considering adding Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
winner Pozarica to the field.
A second crop of just four foals yielded this year's Prix de Chaudenay
Guillochon attempted to repeat the front-running tactics which had almost earned Group 3 success with Les Beaufs on Arc weekend, when they were caught on the line in the Prix Chaudenay
Stable-jockey Johnny Murtagh, currently suspended, is avaliable to ride Oxx's Longchamp runners, because there is no flat racing in Ireland on Saturday - Sea Dart in the Group 2 Prix Daniel Wildenstein Casino Barriere de la Rochelle over a mile and Cruzspiel in the one mile, seven furlongs Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
Casino Barriere de Menton.
The Longchamp racing is good, but not great and if there is a bet to be had it might well be in the Chaudenay
Tajoun, the Aga Khan's Prix du Cadran winner, and Amilynx, an impressive winner of the Group Two Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
at Longchamp last time, may prove the best of the home quartet.
Soumillon will be on board Gosden's other runner on the card, Bahrain Trophy winner Shantaram, who heads a field of 11 three-year-olds for the Prix Chaudenay