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Singspiel Adds French Black-Type
In France, former Darley shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Singspiel (In The Wings-Glorious Song, by Halo) added a black-type success when UK-bred colt Lawspeaker (Singspiel-Forum Floozie, by Danasinga) scored a 1.5-lengths victory in the €55,000 (A$83,000) Listed Derby Du Midi (2400m) for 3YOs at Bordeaux. Lawspeaker (ridden by Pierre-Charles Boudot for trainer Andre Fabre) defeated US-bred colt & stable-mate Brigantin (Cozzene-Banyu Dewi, by Poliglote) & Irish-bred gelding Marceti (Verglas-Darasa, by Barathea). Lawspeaker took his record to 2 wins & 2 placings from 4 starts for €52,500 (A$79,000) earnings. His dam Forum Floozie (Danasinga-Flying Floozie, by Pompeii Court) was a NZ$160,000 yearling at the NZ Bloodstock Karaka Sale & recorded 5 wins (including the Listed Wiggle Stakes) & 11 placings (7 in stakes, including the Gr1 Epsom Handicap plus the Gr1 Coolmore Classic twice) from 32 starts; Forum Floozie is also a half-sister to 5-time Gr1-winning Arrowfield Stud stallion Starcraft.