Botti expects to book a local rider for the French Guineas
and is expecting some improvement from Sesmen's Newbury run.
Earlier, Italian visitor Dicton set a pleasing problem for her connections when landing the Prix de Fontainebleau under Olivier Peslier, since the ex-claimer is not entered in the French Guineas
FRENCH TEST Aidan O'Brien-trained Gleneagles was among yesterday's acceptors for Royal Ascot's St James's Palace Stakes where he'll face French Guineas
winner Make Believe
His son Rodolphe's Nova Hawk has finished fourth in both the English and French Guineas
, and the younger Collet beamed: "I'm happy for two reasons - my father beat me, and it is always better when it is your family.
Andre Fabre, whose stable was in peerless form last week, capturing both French Guineas
, runs Mystic Melody, who will be race fit after a season-opening second.
Andre Fabre, whose stable last week captured both French Guineas
, runs Mystic Melody, who will be race-fit after a season-opening second.
Botti said: "Al Thakhira ran well at Newbury but we will save her for the French Guineas
instead of Newmarket, where the ground will probably be fast enough for her.
On her return to the fray, back at Kempton in April, my selection justified evenmoney favouritism in a valuable conditions race before taking on Flotilla in the French Guineas
, the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches.
He simply hit the front too early in the French Guineas
and pulled himself up in front.
winner Tin Horse also steps up in distance.
We haven't made a decision about the Guineas; he's also in the French Guineas
After an interrupted campaign last year, the seven-year-old made his debut for Delzangles on the French Guineas
undercard and charged through the field to deny Benbaun by a head.