Purple Victory (War Command) Wins At Saint Cloud

Son Of War Command Draws Clear At Saint-Cloud

Purple Victory (3g War Command - Lana Girl, by Arch) ran out an impressive winner of Wednesday’s Prix Pleben, a three-year-old conditions race at Saint-Cloud.

The Nicolas Caullery-trained bay came into the race with a fine record of two wins from four starts this season. He tracked the leader for much of the mile and a half contest and improved to lead under Aurelien Lemaitre as they entered the straight. Driven out, he ran on to win by three and a half lengths, eased down.

Bred by Madame MC Biaudis, Purple Victory is owned by Derek Ronald Lodge, Brendan L Jones and Madame Marie-Claude Tyssandier. A €135,000 yearling, the son of War Command is a half-brother to Group 2 winner Rise High.