Prix De L'Opera Longines (Fillies' Group 1) 1m 1f 207y

  • (3yo+, 1m 1f 207y, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner €228,840 2nd €86,560 3rd €43,000 4th €19,680 5th €9,920 6th €5,920
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 9.03s
  • Off time: 14:30:16
Full result
Result 14:30 Longchamp
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Dalkala 8/1
2nd 5 Tasaday nse 5/2f
3rd 3 Thistle Bird nk 12/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (6) 15-4193
Green body, red epaulettes, green arms, green cap Dalkala (USA) 49
  • T:A de Royer-Dupre
  • J:C Soumillon
  • Form: 15-4193
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
4 128 9-2 A de Royer-Dupre C Soumillon 112 8/1
2 (8) 43-4252
Green body, red epaulettes, green arms, green cap Sarkiyla (FR) 49
  • T:A de Royer-Dupre
  • J:C P Lemaire
  • Form: 43-4252
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 108
  • Naps:
4 128 9-2 A de Royer-Dupre C P Lemaire 108 9/1
3 (5) 2-31926
ROYAL BLUE, yellow chevron & cap Thistle Bird 43
  • T:R Charlton
  • J:James Doyle
  • Form: 2-31926
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 114
  • Naps:
5 128 9-2 R Charlton James Doyle 114 12/1
4 (7) 1-12122
RED, WHITE sleeves, BLUE and WHITE striped cap Gifted Girl (IRE) 15
  • T:P F I Cole
  • J:T P Queally
  • Form: 1-12122
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 108
  • Naps:
4 128 9-2 P F I Cole T P Queally 108 10/1
5 (2) 234113
Beige body, beige arms, beige cap Tasaday (USA) 21
  • T:A Fabre
  • J:M Guyon
  • Form: 234113
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-11
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 123 8-11 A Fabre M Guyon 5/2f
6 (9) 21-1223
Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves, claret cap, gold tassel Secret Gesture 45
  • T:R M Beckett
  • J:J P Spencer
  • Form: 21-1223
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-11
  • OR: 108
  • Naps:
3 123 8-11 R M Beckett J P Spencer 108 9/2
7 (1) 1-62744
Grey and Emerald Green quartered, grey hollow box, Grey sleeves, check cap Red Lips (GER) 63
  • T:A Lowe
  • J:F Veron
  • Form: 1-62744
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-11
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 123 8-11 A Lowe F Veron 16/1
8 (3) 1-21346
Blue body, white seams, white arms, white cap Silasol (IRE) 21
  • T:C Laffon-Parias
  • J:O Peslier
  • Form: 1-21346
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-11
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 123 8-11 C Laffon-Parias O Peslier 5/1
9 (4) 443103
Yellow body, black striped, red arms, red cap Eleuthera (FR) 47
  • T:P Demercastel
  • J:C Demuro
  • Form: 443103
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-11
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 123 8-11 P Demercastel C Demuro 33/1

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012 6 Ridasiyna (FR)
  • T:M Delzangles
  • J:C P Lemaire
3 8-11 M Delzangles C P Lemaire 12/1
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In depth

Verdict

TASADAY failed to cope with Arc contender Treve in the Prix Vermeille last time. She faces nothing of that calibre in this and Andre Fabre's filly had won a couple of Group races over today's trip at Deauville earlier. She also has the beating of previous Group 1 winner Silasol on latest running and should have the edge over Sarkiyla and Dalkala, who were separated by only a length when placed in the Prix Jean Romanet in August. The soft ground may see Secret Gesture go close on the back of placed efforts in three Oaks races. Ralph Beckett's filly finished ahead of Red Lips when runner-up in the German version and makes more appeal than the other UK raiders Thistle Bird and Gifted Girl.

Formwatch

Dalkala (USA) 11-4 (8-13) 3rd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Romantica (8-13) at Deauville(FR) 1m 2f Grp 1 gs in Aug.

Tasaday (USA) 6-1 (8-8) 3rd of 10, 5l behind Treve (8-8) at Longchamp(FR) 1m 4f flls Grp 1 (1) sft in Sep.

Thistle Bird 9-2 (8-12) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, pushed along and every chance 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 8, 4 1/2l behind Afsare (9-1) at Goodwood 1m Grp 2 (1) gd in Aug.

Red Lips (GER) 50-1 (9-2) 4th of 16, 1 1/4l behind Penelopa (9-2) at Dusseldorf(GER) 1m 3f 3yo Fll Grp 1 (1) gd in Aug.

Gifted Girl (IRE) 6-1 (9-0) Tracked leading pair, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon headed, not pace of winner but stayed on gamely to hold 2nd, 2nd of 6, 1 3/4l behind Camborne (9-3) at Newbury 1m 3f Grp 3 (1) sft in Sep.

Silasol (IRE) 12-1 (8-8) 6th of 10, 7l behind Treve (8-8) at Longchamp(FR) 1m 4f flls Grp 1 (1) sft in Sep.

Eleuthera (FR) 16-1 (8-13) 3rd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Tasaday (8-13) at Deauville(FR) 1m 2f 3yo Grp 2 (1) gs in Aug.

Sarkiyla (FR) 9-2 (8-13) 2nd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Romantica (8-13) at Deauville(FR) 1m 2f Grp 1 gs in Aug.

Secret Gesture 6-1 (8-11) Took keen hold early and held up in 5th, headway between horses 2f out, stayed on to one paced 3rd approaching final furlong, no impression, 3rd of 7, 7l behind The Fugue (9-7) at York 1m 4f flls Grp 1 (1) gf in Aug.