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Edict Of Nantes Wins Gr1 Cape Derby
At Kenilworth in South Africa on Saturday, 3YO colt Edict Of Nantes broke through for his first victory at stakes level when scoring by 1.75 lengths for trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Frankie Dettori in the R1 million Gr1 Cape Derby (2000m) for 3YOs, over Australian-bred 3YO colt Zodiac Ruler (Zoffany-Sybarite, by Last Tycoon) & 3YO filly Captain Gambler (Captain Al-Skip Poker, by Skip Away). Racing in the familiar green, black and yellow stars of Marcus Jooste's Mayfair Speculators, Edict Of Nantes improved his record to 4 wins and 3 placings (including the Gr2 Selangor Cup) from 10 starts and approx R900,000 earnings.