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Beauty Parlour Wins Gr1 French 1000 Guineas
Also in Paris overnight, Ecurie Wildenstein's unbeaten UK-bred Beauty Parlour (Deep Impact-Bastet, by Giant's Causeway) maintained her perfect record with a 1-length victory in the €450,000 (A$558,000) Gr1 Poule D'Essai Des Pouliches-French 1000 Guineas (1600m) for 3YO fillies at Longchamp. Favourite Beauty Parlour (ridden by Christophe Soumillon for trainer Elie Lellouche) defeated Irish-bred duo Up (Galileo-Halland Park Lass, by Spectrum) & Topeka (Whipper-Sovana, by Desert King). Beauty Parlour took her record to 4 wins (also including April's Gr3 Prix De La Grotte over 1600m at Longchamp) from 4 starts for €326,130 (A$404,000) earnings. Her dam Bastet is a half-sister to dual Australian Horse of the Year Might And Power.