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Odeliz Wins Gr1 Prix Jean Romanet
At Deauville in France, 5YO Irish-bred mare Odeliz (Falco (USA) 2005 out of Acatama, by (USA) 2005, by Efisio) scored a surprise win at odds of 40-1 when saluting by a neck for trainer Karl Burke in the Gr1 Prix Jean Romanet (10 furlongs) for 3YO+ f&m, over 4YO Irish-bred mare Bawina (Dubawi-Esneh, by Sadler's Wells) & 4YO French-bred mare Avenir Certain (Le Havre-Puggy, by Mark of Esteem). This was the first Gr1 victory for Odeliz who took her record to 5 wins (including the Gr3 Franz-Günther von Gaertner Gedächtnisrennen in Germany) and 9 placings (including the Gr1 EP Taylor Stakes & Gr2 Middleton Stakes) from 21 starts.