With Sainte Turgeon withdrawn at the start, eleven lined-up for this 2 ¾ mile chase on heavy ground.

At the off, it was Poly Grandchamp who led from Baie Des Isles and Montgeroult, with Total Recall settled in fourth.

Heading down the back for the first time, Montgeroult took up the running from Poly Granschamp and Baie Des Isles.

The leader moved into a wide-margin lead, while further back, Corazones unseated.

Montgeroult headed back into the home straight with a five length lead over Poly Grandchamp, with Edgeoy taking third from Baie Des Isles.

Over the water, the leader was joined by Edgeoy and Poly Grandchamp, but sadly, Isleofhopendreams appeared to suffer a serious injury and was immediately pulled up.

Montgeroult moved back into a three length advantage down the back straight and took the last ahead of Poly Grandchamp and Edgeoy, with Total Recall moving fourth.

On the turn for home, Poly Grandchamp went on and two lengths clear as the sprint to the last was on.

At the last, Poly Grandchamp led, with Jubilatoire challenging to the inside and getting up, while Docteur De Ballon also finished fast.

In a desperately tight finish, the three horses flashed home together, with Poly Grandchamp, sandwiched between rivals, in third place.

After a few minutes of delay, Jubilatoire was called the winner by the narrowest of margins from Docteur De Ballon.