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Soviet Star Adds French Gr2

Tuesday, 3rd April 2007

In Europe, former NZ Haunui Stud shuttler Soviet Star (Nureyev-Veruschka, by Venture) added a French group success when Irish-bred 4YO entire Boris De Deauville (Soviet Star-Logjam, by Royal Academy) powered home from the rear of the field to score a 1.5-lengths victory in the €130,000 (A$208,000) Gr2 Prix D'Harcourt (2000m) for 4YOs & up on very heavy turf at Longchamp in Paris. Boris De Deauville (ridden by Yann Barberot for trainer S.Wattel) defeated Pearl Sky (Kahyasi-Patissima, by Lightning) & front-running Irish Wells (Poliglote-Sign Of The Vine, by Kendor). Last season Boris De Deauville won the Gr3 Prix Daphnis at Chantilly & finished runner-up in the Gr2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano.

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