Carlos Laffon-Parias will be leading the charge with his excellent miler Recoletos on Champions Day at Ascot
Arc day at Longchamp on Sunday was, by a long stretch, the most valuable card of the year in France and for the most part, the massed ranks of the French training fraternity could only watch as 95% of the first prize money – more than £3.2m in all – was won by horses from British yards.
French racing does have an imminent chance to exact some revenge, however, as Qipco Champions Day at Ascot is the next major date on the calendar and Carlos Laffon-Parias will be leading the charge with his excellent miler Recoletos.
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