Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Andre Celebrates Chantilly Classic Treble

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Andre Celebrates Chantilly Classic Treble

Article excerpt

INTELLO ran out an easy winner of the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly to give master trainer Andre Fabre a third win in the French Classic - and super sire Galileo a second Derby in 24 hours after the success of Ruler Of The World at Epsom.

A fast-finishing third after a troubled passage in the French 2000 Guineas, Olivier Peslier's mount was sent off the 15-8 favourite stepped up to a mile and a quarter for the first time and was always travelling strongly.

Ridden to lead heading inside the last two furlongs, Intello showed smart acceleration to put the race to bed and he came home comfortably clear of Morandi and Christophe Soumillon.

Fabre (pictured left) also saddled the third, Godolphin's Sky Hunter.

The British and Irish runners failed to make a serious impact, Ann Duffield's Yorkshire hope Willie The Whipper faring best of the raiding party in sixth.

Jim Bolger's Loch Garman was well beaten in 10th place, with Andrew Oliver's First Cornerstone 15th in the hands of Frankie Dettorihaving had quite a rough passage. …

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