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Today on Sky Sports Racing: Cachet de George Boughey bids for the double of 1000 Guineas at ParisLongchamp | Race News


Baby-faced assassin George Boughey will hope Cachet can strike again and complete Guineas’ double at ParisLongchamp in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (2:15) on Sunday, live on Sky Sports Racing.

She faces strong opposition in the form of Aiden O’Brien’s improving filly Toy as well as the fascinating Stéphane Wattel trained Rosaceabut these are not the only dangers with a number of other unshown French fillies rising in rank.

She will have to overcome a wider than ideal draw (stall 10) with eight of the last 10 winners drawn 7 or less, a stat supporters of Rosacea (stall 1) and Toy (stall 5) will be welcome.

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James Doyle and Cachet after landing 1000 guineas at Newmarket

UK competitors Modern Games and Claymore go head-to-head

The 2000 French Guineas take place at 2:55 p.m., with the exciting colt of Jane Chapple-Hyam Claymore hoping to do better than when he was second in the brilliant Native Trail at Newmarket last time out in the Craven Stakes.

He faces the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile modern games which makes its seasonal reappearance in the Poule d’Essai des Poulains.

William Buick celebrates aboard Modern Games after winning the Juvenile Turf in Del Mar
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William Buick celebrates aboard Modern Games after winning the Juvenile Turf in Del Mar

Team Chapple-Hyam hopes to have some luck in the race, after being drawn in booth 16 with nine of the last 10 winners coming from booth 6 or lower, a Modern Games (booth 4) logins stat will be delighted.

Leclerc in search of pole position in Paris

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc currently tops the Formula 1 drivers’ standings and is hoping for similar success this weekend at ParisLongchamp with his three-year-old colt. The assault.

The 24-year-old Formula 1 driver has bought a small share from competitor Jean-Claude Rouget Classic who also races in the French 2000 Guineas.

Already a winner at Longchamp this season, the star of Monegasque origin hopes that his colt will be able to step on the accelerator at the right time and be first after the post this afternoon.

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc raced in the French 2000 Guineas
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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has a rider in the French 2000 Guineas

Clash of course favorites in Ripon

Ripon feature (3:40) sees previous course winners Copper and five, fishable, Briardale and Benadalid all compete in the ten stadium class three handicap.

Tim Easterby’s Fishable – now 1 pound below his last win mark – hopes the step back in the journey will see the five-year-old regain the lead in front under jockey David Allan.

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Coach Harry Charlton expects an improved performance from Jumbly in the French 1000 Guineas, live on Sky Sports Racing on Sunday, after finishing second to Fred Darling last time out.

Apart from course winners, Godolphin hopes bright light can get back to winning ways – the beautifully bred son of Sea The Stars should find it easier than the handicaps he contested earlier in the year at Meydan.

Still in Ripon, Firebolta well-bred Galileo filly, makes her racetrack debut at 4:40 in the Titanium Racing Club Maiden Fillies’ Stakes.

With a few well-bred fillies in opposition, Michael Bell hopes his three-year-old son is wise enough to stand out at the first call.

Watch ParisLongchamp’s French 1000 and 2000 Guineas and all the action at Ripon live on Sky Sports Racing (Sky 415 | Virgin 535) on Sunday 15 May.




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