French Breeders' Challenge Poulains 2017
One thousand six hundred meters is the distance that seven three-year-old males had to run.
It was done in 1 ' 45 " 81 by the pupil of Charles Gourdain, Rodess de loup FR (Dahess x Aurore du Loup by Darike) who won by 2,5 lengths in front of Rawdah FR (Dahess x Orphe du Clos by Kerbella). Dynamites FR (Nashwan Al Khalidiah x Oleya du Loup by Kerbella) takes the third place ¾ length behind.
Rodess du Loup was born at Jean-Marc Saphores's and was raised in the Saint-Faust Stud which he joined at the age of 5 months. His owner is M. Khalifa Hamad Al Attiyah. The jockey Roberto-Carlos Montenegro led to his first victory of group PA but Rodess du Loup had already got noticed, at Saint-Cloud, end of September where he had taken the second place of the Qatar Arabian Trophy des Poulains (Gr.1PA).