Somnus


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Somnus

(ˈsɒmnəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman god of sleep. Greek counterpart: Hypnos
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With the Marquesans it might almost most be styled the great business of life, for they pass a large portion of their time in the arms of Somnus.
Monsieur Bond was bordering on top-class himself - he had Airwave, Bahamian Pirate and Somnus behind when winning the Group 2 Duke of York Stakes and was not beaten far in Refuse To Bend's 2,000 Guineas or Somnus's Prix de la Foret.
NEIL Callan was in imperious form at Haydock Park where the jockey landed a 636V2-1 treble on Consular, Somnus and King Orchisios.
SOMNUS can do the business when dropping down in class at Haydock tomorrow.
However, it might pay to stick with one of the old guard in Somnus, who has a brilliant record in the six-furlong dash.
Roger Charlton will launch a two-pronged attack on tomorrow's Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville as fellow British raider Somnus bids for back-to-back wins in the Group One race.
Last year's winner Tante Rose isn't engaged, but the three behind her Somnus (also the 2003 winner), Patavellian, and Royal Millennium are in the mix.
TRAINER Tim Easterby has ante-post favourite Somnus in tip-top condition ahead of the Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot at York on Saturday week.
YORKSHIRE-trained Somnus put up a strong bid to be crowned champion sprinter of Europe when he recorded his second French Group One win of the season with victory in the Prix de la Foret at Longchamp yesterday.
Stevens arrived in France in April to replace Christophe Soumillon and went on to ride 50 winners from 248 rides, although his lone Group One success came not for Fabre but for Tim Easterby on Somnus in the Prix Maurice de Gheest.