Dominant efficiency from Blackbeard at Chantilly | Racing Information
Blackbeard led house stablemate The Antarctic to supply instructor Aidan O’Brien with a one-two within the Prix Robert Papin at Chantilly.
Unbeaten in his first 3 begins prior to completing fourth when favorite for the Coventry at Royal Ascot, Blackbeard used to be ultimate observed being overwhelmed only a brief head by way of Shartash within the Railway Stakes.
Turning out 3 weeks later, the No Nay By no means colt used to be the 10-11 favorite to assert Crew Two honours on the 3rd strive and in the end did so in nice taste within the fingers of Ioritz Mendizabal.
Having challenged Belbek for the lead from the off, Blackbeard asserted his authority throughout the ultimate of six furlongs to win conveniently.
His stablemate The Antarctic, who completed a close-up 3rd in a Indexed contest at Tipperary on his earlier get started, made overdue good points below Mickael Barzalona to complete highest of the remainder in 2nd, 3 lengths adrift.
O’Brien’s used to be successful the Prix Robert Papin for most effective the second one time, together with his first victory equipped by way of the Mick Kinane-ridden Rossini in 1999.