Her trainer, John Dunlop, who handled Salsabil and also has the unraced but "sharper" Bint Shadayid among his crop of two-year-olds, was impressed.
"That was a very, very good debut," he said. "She is not a sharp filly, much more a staying type, but she quickened well and I couldn't be more delighted."
At Longchamp, Valanour became the first French-trained three-year-old colt to hold off British-based raiders in a French Group One race, when he beat the Michael Stoute-trained Singspiel in the Grand Prix de Paris. John Gosden's Torrential. was fourth and Peter Chapple-Hyam's Painter's Row was eighth.Reuse content