Prix du Jockey-Club G1 - Le Havre

Filed on 7 Jun 2009 @ 16:09

Race report
Stallion statistics: Noverre

PRIX DU JOCKEY-CLUB-G1

€1,500,000, Chantilly, 6-7, 3yo, c/f, 1 5/16mT, 2:06.80, gd/sf.

1--LE HAVRE (IRE), 128, c, 3
Noverre--Marie Rheinberg (Ger), by Surako (Ger)
O-Gerard Augustin Normand; B-Team Hogdala A.B.; T-Jean-Claude Rouget; J-CP Lemaire; €857,100.

2--Fuisse (Fr), 128, c, 3
Green Tune--Funny Feerie (Fr), by Sillery.
O-Alec Head; B-Alec & Ghislaine Head; T-Criquette Head-Maarek; €342,900.

3--Westphalia (Ire), 128, c, 3
Danehill Dancer (Ire)--Pharapache, by Lyphard.
O-Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Susan Magnier; B-Lynch Bages & Samac Ltd; T-Aidan O'Brien; €171,450.

Margins: 1HF, 1HF, 1HF. Odds: 11.90, 8.40, 11.00.
Also Ran: Beheshtam (Fr), Calvados Blues (Fr), Silver Frost (Ire), Vesuve (Ire), Drumbeat (Ire), Topclas (Fr), Glamstar (Fr), Guest Ville (Fr), Wajir (Fr), Zafisio (Ire), Parthenon (GB), Set Sail (Ire), Malibu Bay, Feels All Right (Ire).

A €100,000 Deauville August yearling, Le Havre is the first foal out of a half sister to Pivotal's sire Polar Falcon, the pair being out of the Listed winner and Group-placed Marie d'Argonne.

This is a first Group One win for Noverre, also the sire of Group winners Langs Lash, Miss Lucifer, Summit Surge and Nijoom Dubai. The son of Rahy has 26 winners from 105 runners this year, and looks set to post a career high earnings total this season.

Pedigree of LE HAVRE (IRE), 2006

Noverre
1998
Rahy
1985
Blushing Groom
1974
Red God
Runaway Bride
Glorious Song
1976
Halo
Ballade
Danseur Fabuleux
1982
Northern Dancer
1961
Nearctic
Natalma
Fabuleux Jane
1974
Le Fabuleux
Native Partner
Marie Rheinberg
2002
Surako
1993
Konigsstuhl
1976
Dschingis Khan
Konigskronung
Surata
1986
Lagunas
Surama
Marie D'Argonne
1981
Jefferson
1967
Charlottesville
Monticella
Mohair
1974
Blue Tom
Imberline
Filed on 7 Jun 2009 @ 16:09