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Be Fabulous Wins French Gr1 Prix Royal-Oak
In France overnight, Godolphin’s German-bred 4YO mare Be Fabulous (Samum-Bandeira, by Law Society) scored a 1.75-lengths victory in the €250,000 (A$338,000) Gr1 Prix Royal-Oak (3100m) at Longchamp in Paris. Favourite Be Fabulous (ridden by Maxime Guyon for trainer Andre Fabre) defeated Irish-bred 3YO fillies Miss Lago (Encosta De Lago-Athyka, by Secretariat) & Shankardeh (Azamour-Shalamantika, by Nashwan). Be Fabulous took her record to 4 wins (also including last start’s French Listed Prix Scaramouche over 2800m at Saint-Cloud on October 6) & 3 placings from 9 starts for €198,750 (A$268,000) earnings.