Talking Horses: Buick picks second favourite Adayar for Arc de Triomphe

  The going at Longchamp is likely to determine whether stablemate Hurricane Lane joins Adayar in Paris next week William Buick, Charlie Appleby’s principal jockey, has opted to ride Adayar, the Derby winner, in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on 3 October, with James Doyle expected to ride Hurricane Lane, the stable’s recent St Leger winner, if he lines up for Europe’s showpiece event on Sunday week. Adayar was an unexpected winner of the Derby in June but backed up his performance at Epsom – where Hurricane Lane was eight lengths behind him in third – with a one-and-three-quarter length success in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in July. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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