Christian de Tredern Hurdle: Séduction aims higher

7 June 2020

Christian de Tredern Hurdle: Séduction aims higher


Sunday, June 7, 2020, Compiègne. - Seduction (Evasive) travelled in the rear and came by in the last bend only but she pulled away nicely to score by three lengths in the Christian de Tredern Mares' Hurdle race (Gr3) over the good Amour du Mathan (Saint des Saints), who alternates hurdling and chasing, two and a half lengths in front of La Doix (Youmzain), who bid her time by the rail behind the leaders, and Femme d'Action (Coastal Path).

The favourite Want of a Nail (Kapgarde), the best-rated of the lot, looked like a potential winner going off the bend but she faded in the run-in. 

Seduction was claimed in January 2019 at Cagnes-sur-Mer for € 21,679. She won her maiden, then a class 2 race at Lyon-Parilly. Her program becoming more difficult, she was moved to François Nicolle, who now owns half of her, and won two months later over hurdles at Clairefontaine. Fourth after that in the Haras d'Étreham Prix de Chambly 3yo Hurdle race(Gr3) at Auteuil, three lengths behind Want of a Nail, she won for her comeback and debut in a steeple-chase in February at Fontainebleau before returning to hurdles at Auteuil , where she took third place in the Arles Hurdle race, behind La Doix and Femme d'Action…

Her dam Absent Minded (Medicean) is a winner over the flat and there are some Group 1 winners under Seduction's 4th dam, such as White Muzzle and Mekhtaal.

After Seduction, she gave Ma Bombe (Montmartre), sold for € 4,500 at the Arqana Autumn sale in November, then a colt by Montmartre in 2019.