SAINT-CLOUD (FRA), 29th September 2017
Gr. I PA - 3 year old fillies - 2,000m - € 100,000
Highly esteemed by her trainer, Élisabeth Bernard, Easter de Faust
(Mahabb) hit the board on her debut in August, before just missing out on the line, not long ago in the Prix Nevada II (Gr. III PA). At Saint-Cloud, she did not let the opportunity to win the Qatar Arabian Trophy des Pouliches (Gr. I PA) pass her by. Joudh
(Mahabb), the hot favourite, finished well but came too late. The race lacked pace, and there were some hard luck stories amongst the runners.
A smart turn of foot
You didn’t want to be too far off the pace in this edition of the Qatar Arabian Trophy des Pouliches. The race began half way down the straight. Easter de Faust pulled clear down the center of the track to win by over two lenghs.
After the race, Élisabeth Bernard, clearly emotional, opened up about this Sheail Bin Khalifa Al Kuwari owned filly: “She is a very good filly, who has confirmed everything that we thought of her. A lot of athletes suffer from setbacks, and she has had a few problems. This win will obviously bring a lot of pleasure to her connections. She has finally come into herself”.
Gérard and Jean-Paul Larrieu’s fantastic day
Gérard Larrieu bred Easter de Faust along with his brother Jean-Paul. He commented after the race: “She has shown that she is a first class filly. She di...
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