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Shamardal Adds French Black-Type
At Vichy in France, European champion 4-time Gr1-winning former Darley shuttler Shamardal (Giant's Causeway-Helsinki, by Machiavellian) added a black-type success when 6YO entire Sommerabend (Shamardal-Sommernacht, by Monsun) scored by a 0.5-length for trainer U. Stoltefuss in the €52,000 Listed Prix Jacques De Bremond (1600m) for 4YO+, over 4YO entire Roero (Acclamation-Ricine, by Titus Livius) & 5YO entire Cielo Canarias (Exceed and Excel-Summer Dance, by Sadler's Wells). Sommerabend took his record to 8 wins (including the Gr2 Grosse Europa Meile) & 5 placings (including the Gr3 Prix du Pin) from 21 starts.