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Novellist On Script In Milan Gr1 Jockey Club
At Milan in Italy, 3YO colt Novellist (Monsun-Night Lagoon, by Lagunas) scored by 4.5 lengths for trainer Andreas Wohler in the €209,000 Gr1 GP Del Jockey Club (2400m) for 3YO+, over Australian-bred 5YO colt Retrieve (Rahy-Hold To Ransom, by Red Ransom) & 5YO colt Branderburgo (High Chaparral-Farhad, by Red Ransom). A €100,000 yearling at Baden-Baden, Novellist took his record to 5 wins (including the Gr2 Oppenheim Union Rennon, Gr3 Fruhjahrs-Preis des Bankhauses Metzler) & 1 placing (2nd in 2012 Gr1 Deutsches Derby) from 7 starts.