G1 target for Peintre’s G3 winner Xanadou

Trainer Jean-Claude Rouget believes the Peintre Celebre colt Xanadou (3c Peintre Celebre-Doohulla, by Stravinsky) has a live chance of landing the G1 Prix Jean Prat following an easy success at Chantilly on Saturday.

The progressive three-year-old easily saw off British raider Archbishop as he comprehensively landed the G3 Prix Paul de Moussac over a mile.

“This is a very good horse,” Rouget told Jour de Galop. “He will now go for the Prix Jean Prat run over the same course and distance and I think he has the potential to win it.”

Xanadou was bred by Yeguada Milagro and was bought for a bargain 30,000gns at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale.

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