Arrival of the fifth:
2 - 8 - 12 - 3 - 4
In his last six races,
has always finished first or second.
The pupil of Vincent Sartori, who joined his boxes after a claiming race on October 18 in Deauville, continued this fine series by winning the Prix du Languedoc.
“It was a targeted race, admits Pauline Menges, manager of the Legend Racing Club team.
His trainer claimed this horse well and it's really great to win a fifth for this group stable.
Thanks to this success,
allows his partner, Christophe Soumillon, to reach the very nice score of 200 successes in fifths.
“He was the most beautiful in the round, reacts the Belgian jockey.
These are the kind of horses that I like to ride, where you have to sneak around.
I thank Pierre Bazire, who asked me to ride this horse with which he had just won.
🏆 𝐍𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐛 (𝟐) (C. Soumillon / V. Sartori) wins the Prix du Languedoc, #Quinté + of the day at @hippocotdazur.
𝗦𝗼𝘂𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗼𝗻 wins its 1st Quinté + of the year 2023.
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To achieve his goals, the four-year-old male was forced to work until the end to push back the very fine end of the race by
Joli Coup (n°8)
These two are clearly ahead of
Lighted Glory (n°12)
, which gave the impression of success 200m from the finish.
Warm Breeze (n°3)
behaves honorably to keep fourth place.
completes the good combination of the fifth by only one nose ahead of
Stéphan Flourent indicated the fifth in disorder in eight horses.