Ken Condon’s Romanised recorded an impressive success in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville on Sunday.
Dropped in class last time out for the Minstrel Stakes, the son of Holy Roman Emperor received the perfect confidence boost in that Group 2 at the Curragh to prepare him for this Group 1 assignment.
Settled beautifully for Billy Lee as Vocal Music and Condon’s Success Days put the pace to the mile showpiece, Romanised always looked to be going best.
Coronation Stakes winner Watch Me was behind Romanised for most of the way, but failed to pick up as Lee drew alongside Shaman before quickening in style to win well.
Charlie Appleby’s Line Of Duty flew late to grab third, narrowly behind Shaman.
“He’s been running well all year and it’s great to win such a prestigious race” – an ecstatic @wjlee24786 reflects on Romanised’s Prix Jacques Le Marois victory with @KFordEquidia… pic.twitter.com/Bt0qtwOPaQ— At The Races (@AtTheRaces) August 11, 2019
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