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Esoterique Wins France Gr1 Prix Rothschild
At Deauville in France, former shuttler Danehill Dancer (Danehill-Mira Adonde, by Sharpen Up) celebrated a Gr1 success when 4YO Irish-bred mare Esoterique (Danehill Dancer-Dievotchka, by Dancing Brave) scored by 0.75-length for trainer Andre Fabre in the €300,000 Gr1 Prix Rothschild (8 furlongs) for 3YO+ fillies and mares, over 3YO filly and stable-mate Miss France (Dansili-Miss Tahiti, by Tirol) & fellow 4YO mare Integral (Dalakhani-Echelon, by Danehill). This was the first Gr1 victory for Esoterique who took her record to 4 wins (including the Gr3 Dahlia Stakes) and 1 placing (the Gr1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches) from 9 starts for €315,939 earnings.