Mother Earth denied Classic double as Couersamba rides to shock Paris win

By: PA Media Monday 17 May 2021
  • Outsider wins Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at ParisLongchamp
  • Mother Earth was 6-4 favourite after 1,000 Guineas success

Coeursamba denied Mother Earth a Classic double with a shock victory in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at ParisLongchamp.

Having swooped to victory in the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket a fortnight ago, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Mother Earth was the 6-4 favourite to follow up in the French equivalent, with Christophe Soumillon coming in for the ride.

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