ARGENTERIE (Marcus Tregoning) HAVING run a fine race to be third to Rhododendron at Glorious Goodwood the Archipenko
filly built on that with a fine maiden victory at Salisbury.
n ewell l And those who backed Sir Alex Ferguson's (above) son of Archipenko
into 9-4 favourite duly collected as Red Artist came with a welltimed run to hold Dawaa by one length.
Previous runners bought from Coolmore to race for De Kock include Archipenko
, who won the QEII Cup, and Eagle Mountain, who won the Hong Kong Cup.
Another horse with a huge chance is the Mike de Kock-trained Archipenko
, while Japan's Vodka looks like she will take some beating as well.
Lucky Find is a real battle-hardened campaigner and while he may not have the basic ability of stablemates Archipenko
and Eagle Mountain, he is tough and that is something that goes a long way in racing.
And while some may see De Kock's tally of four winners as disappointing, both Eagle Mountain and Archipenko
have been successful at Group level from only nine individual runners.
Lucky Find is a real battle-hardened campaigner and, while he may not have the basic ability of stable mates Archipenko
and Eagle Mountain, he is tough, and that goes a long way in racing.
De Kock's only previous British winner was when his stable flagbearer Archipenko
, another transferred from O'Brien, took the Summer Mile at Ascot.
TRAINER Mike De Kock was less than happy after Archipenko
was edged out by French raider Spirit One in Saturday's Arlington Million in Chicago.
MIKE de Kock broke his duck on British shores at the 25th attempt as Archipenko
claimed some notable scalps in the Group Two Plymouth Gin Summer Mile Stakes at Ascot.
STAR South African raider Archipenko
was the toast of the bookies at Ascot yesterday.
ARCH ANGEL: Kevin Shea pilots Archipenko
to win at Ascot