News: 3 October 2005
Reefscape wins Group 1 Prix Du Cadran at Longchamp yesterday
Reefscape who is out of a sister of Wemyss Bight (Dam of Court
Cave) was the impressive winner of the Group 1 Prix Du Cadran at
Trained by Andre Fabre, the son of Linamix quickened in the manner
of a class act and skated clear of his rivals halfway up the straight
and ran out a comfortable winner by 2 lengths. The Ascot Gold Cup
will be the main target next year for this home bred entire of Khalid
Reefscape is out of the winning Sadlers Wells mare Coraline who
now becomes the 3rd daughter of Bahamian to produce a Group 1 winner,
emulating her half sisters Wemyss Bight (dam of 4 time Group 1 winning
miler Beat Hollow and Court Cave) and Hope (Dam of Champion Sprinter
Oasis Dream and French 1,000 Guineas winner Zenda).
- Racing Post- This colt looks a worthy successor to Westerners
staying crown and appears to be improving with age
- Andre Fabre, Trainer- ..he is a generous horse, a dream
to train and is capable of acting on any ground. We will now aim
him at next years Gold Cup.
- Teddy Grimthorpe, Owners representative- We have
always thought him a class horse and today he ran like one.
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