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.
Fabre saddles Doha Dream, who makes his first start since winning the Group 2 prix chaudenay
over a mile and seven furlongs on Arc weekend, as well as talismanic, who was outpointed by tiberian in a Group 3 at Saint-cloud last month.
The Listed Prix Michel Houyvet went the way of the Andre Fabre-trained Cleonte, who will now follow the well-established autumn programme for three-year-old stayers - the Prix de Lutece and 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.
Slumber, Dominant and Mutual Trust hail from an excellent first crop that numbers just 31, while a second crop of four foals born in 2009 includes the Group 2 Prix 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.
Loxias was a smart horse on the Flat, winning the Group 2 Prix Jean de Chaudenay
Oxx also confirmed that Edabiya will next run in the Prix Hubert de Chaudenay
(Group 2) at Longchamp on Arc weekend.
I'VE had a busy and rewarding week at York but yesterday's trip to Saint-Cloud proved disappointing when my German mount Que Belle was last of five in the Prix de Chaudenay
A second crop of just four foals yielded this year's Prix de Chaudenay
After highly-encouraging work at the Curragh last weekend, Oxx has a choice of engagements for the filly in the Yorkshire Cup at York (Thursday) and in the Prix Jean de Chaudenay
at St Cloud on Friday.
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
The Longchamp racing is good, but not great and if there is a bet to be had it might well be in the Chaudenay
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