Too Darn Hot wins the Prix Jean Prat Image supplied by www.darleyeurope.com

Too Darn Hot was back to his brilliant best as he slammed his rivals in the Group One Qatar Prix Jean Prat at Deauville.

Twelve three year-olds lined-up for this seven-furlong contest, including last year’s Champion Two Year Old, Too Darn Hot.

At the start, Fox Champion was well away, along with Azano, while a group to the stands’ side was led by Watan.

With two furlongs to race, Fox Champion set sail for home, but Frankie Dettori had the move covered on Too Darn Hot who streaked clear.

Too Darn Hot quickly put daylight between himself and his rivals, winning in the manner he made his trademark in 2018.

At the line, Too Darn Hot was about three lengths clear, with Space Blues claiming second and Fox Champion third. Munitions was best of the French trained horses in third.

This was a triumph for Darley, as the first two home were both sired by Dubawi, with the winner out of the Singspiel mare Dar Re Mi.

It has been a sensation weekend for trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori and getting Too Darn Hot back to his best, will have been one of the highlights.

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