Lulu is on song in Le Touquet

Lulu Warren made the first day a winning one on the Ultimo-sired Alex VD Molen, topping the 1.20m speed class in fine style, outpacing all 79 of her rivals to win with a little more than a second in hand. Also clear was Liane Smith on Ciceros Girl W Z for 14th and Camilla Bingham, in 20th on Billy Belle.

Liane also claimed eighth in the 72-horse 1* 1.30m speed on Dynamic III.

Shane Breen rode Ipswich van de Wolfsakker into fifth in the 3* 1.45m. Seventy-six contended this speed with Shane finishing 3.71 sec behind the winner.

Laura Renwick took second in the 1.35m on the Lauxley de Breve sired Utrillo de Breve, 0.64 sec behind the winner, France’s Louis Bouhana on Shamrock du Niro.

In Palaiseau, France, Alex Rident jumped into fourth on Come Back in the 1.30m 2* with a steady round on day one to finish almost five sec behind the pace.