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Olympic Glory Wins France Gr1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere

Tuesday, 9th October 2012

At Longchamp, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a Gr1 success when juvenile colt Olympic Glory (Choisir-Acidanthera, by Alzao) scored by 1.25-lengths for trainer Richard Hannon in the €350,000 Gr1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (1400m) for 2YO colts and geldings, over the filly What a Name (Mr Greeley-Bonnie Byerly, by Dayjur) & fellow colt Indian Jade (Sleeping Indian-Flora Burn, by Jade Robbery). Olympic Glory took his record to 4 wins (including the Gr2 Vintage Stakes at Goodwood & Gr2 Superlative Stakes at Newmarket) and 1 placing (2nd in the Gr2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot) from 5 starts.

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