Racing: Reid and Wiorno win Riyadh prize

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The Independent Online
JOHN REID, riding the favourite Wiorno, yesterday landed the pounds 40,500 Crown Prince Cup, the second most prestigious race run in Saudi Arabia. The horse, formerly trained by Andre Fabre, never appeared to be in any danger of being beaten in the two miles one furlong event on dirt at Riyadh's Al Malaz racecourse, a track modelled on Santa Anita.

Another ex-French horse, Danae De Brule, was runner- up, with Lanfranco Dettori's mount, Another Review, third and the winner of the 1991 Ebor Handicap, Deposki, fourth. Richard Quinn's mount Assessor and the former John Dunlop-trained Azzilfi were unplaced.

Warner L Jones Jun, the former chairman of Churchill Downs and breeder of 1953 Kentucky Derby winner Dark Star, has died at the age of 78.