ALTERITE strode to an impressive success on her seasonal reappearance and first start for new owner Martin Schwartz at Saint-Cloud on Tuesday.
AFTER a long and slightly frustrating season trainer Yasutoshi Ikee has decided to skip the Arima Kinen with Japanese superstar Orfevre in favour of preparing his charge to go one better in next year's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
MOLLY MALONE gave Mikel Delzangles a second Group 1 win of the afternoon at Longchamp as she relished this hike in trip.
IN an amazing finish, Japanese star Orfevre was grabbed on the line by longshot Solemia (Carlos Laffon-Parias/Olivier Peslier) in a shock result to the Qatar-sponsored Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
THE AGA Khan's Ridasiyna stormed to a clear-cut victory over Izzi Top in the Prix de l'Opera.
ON his first start since being purchased by Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Richard Hannon-trained Olympic Glory landed his first Group 1, pulling clear close home to win the Jean-Luc Lagardere under Richard Hughes.
SILASOL (Carlos Laffon-Parias/Olivier Peslier) led home a clean sweep for the home team in the Marcel Boussac, making all before holding off Topaze Blanche for a gutsy victory as her trainer landed a notable one-two
WIZZ KID, the sole French challenger in Sunday's Abbaye, bucked the recent domination of successful British raiders in the race when she came fast and late to deny July Cup winner Mayson in the opening Group 1 on Arc day at Longchamp.
THE John Gosden-trained Great Heavens, supplemented for Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after her year-older brother Nathaniel was ruled out of the race, has been cut to reward connections' decision.
THE QATAR Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is set to be run in the most testing conditions for nine years after the going at Longchamp was changed from soft to very soft on Saturday.