€80,000 Arenberg: A first star for Lady Hollywood

1 September 2022

Mickaël Barzalona conserve son titre dans ce Groupe 3

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September 1st, 2022, Paris-Longchamp Racecourse (Paris). – Mickaël Barzalona retains his title with a British filly in the Prix d'Arenberg (Gr3), won this time by Lady Hollywood (Havana Grey).

Over the 5 furlongs straight, Vicious Harry (Harry Angel) took the best start, and he went on to keep a brave second place, proving the form of the Prix de la Vallée d'Auge (L) right, even though the winner that day, Ocean Vision (U S Navy Flag), disappointed. Always travelling in a good position, Lady Hollywood kept accelerating to score for the first time at this level while Kerindia (Cotai Glory) fought hard to deprive Exxtra (Starspangledbanner) of a place on the podium.

Bred by D&S L Tanker Transport Ltd, Lady Hollywood is the fifth and best foal out of Dubai Legend (Generous Gifts), winner of a single race. She belongs to the direct family of Where or When (Danehill Dancer), winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Gr1) at Ascot in 1999. Bought as a yearling for 25.000 € at Goffs, Lady Hollywood did not find a buyer at the Tattersalls breeze-up sales.