Circus Maximus bravely wins Prix du Moulin

Circus Maximus narrowly denied Romanised at ParisLongchamp at a thrilling outcome to this Prix du Moulin.
Prior failing to watch out 10 furlongs in York A thing of a surprise winner of the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, because then Circus Maximus has ended second in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.
Back above a mile this time, travelled well and he looked in home.
Entering the final furlong it was apparent as Marois winner Romanised and Billy Lee combined Circus Maximus at the head of occasions, the two raiders were going better than whatever else.
At the final 50 yards Circus Maximus just started to get on the top, with Aidan O’Brien’s colt running from the Ken Condon-trained Romanised on gamely, although the winner did drift.
It wasn’t long until the placings were verified, although that prompted the stewards to predict a question.
Charlie Appleby’s Line ran another race that was great just behind in third.

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