FRANCE: Kesampour stays on track in messy Greffulhe
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By Scott Burton
The Aga Khan’s Investec Derby entry came to claim the race inside the final two furlongs as pacemaker Shalamzar gave way.
“It wasn’t a bad run, he repelled the challenge of the others and answered Christophe [Lemaire] when he asked for an effort,” said racing manager Georges Rimaud. “It wasn’t easy, he pulled a bit early on but he stayed well. He’s beaten some good horses.”
Bookmakers weren’t in a rush to cut the son of King’s Best for Epsom, with Totesport and BetVictor among those who kept the winner unchanged at 20-1, although Boylesports were more impressed and offered a quote of 14-1.
While the owner was on hand to see Kesampour in action, with Delzangles absent Rimaud wouldn’t commit to future plans.
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