Auteuil


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Auteuil

(ōtö`yə), old town between the Seine and the Bois de Boulogne, absorbed (1860) into Paris, France. A favorite resort for writers (Molière, La Fontaine, Boileau) in the 17th cent., it is now the site of a popular steeplechase track.
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On his most recent start he was runner-up in a Listed hurdle at Auteuil last month - and although he is 66-1 with the sponsors, Ladbrokes and Betfred, connections are hopeful ahead of his British debut.
Nick Scholfield made the frame in a Auteuil Grade 1 for the third time in the space of eight days and said of Adrien Du Pont: "I know he's won a Grade 1 but that wasn't far off a career best.
There was better to come at Auteuil last month when the grey made all the running to defeat a host of today's opponents in the Grade 2 Prix La Barka.
Although Saphir River will return to fences, the Haydock race has always been an early season aim as the track is very similar to Auteuil.
With: Daniel Auteuil, Mathieu Kassovitz, Olivier Gourmet, Francis Renaud, Nicolas Briancon, Jerome Pouly, Violante Placido, Luca Argentero, Arly Jover, Christian Hecq, Michele Placido, Fanny Ardant.
But don't overlook the brilliant comedy drama The Eighth Day (1996) which saw Auteuil share the best actor award at Cannes.
The Ian Williams-trained Batman Senora failed in his bid to win the French chasing crown at Auteuil yesterday.
The five-year-old, owned by Yorkshire-based John Cotton, was a fair hurdler but has come into his own over fences, winning all three of his starts this autumn at France's top jumping course, Auteuil.
The seven-year-old gave him his biggest success to date when running out the brave winner of a valuable Grade One contest at Auteuil on his last start.
Then someone suggests to Auteuil that he pretend to be gay as it would be difficult for any company to fire a homosexual.
Auteuil delivers another wonderful performance as the hapless hero who comes out of his shell, by coming out of a closet he never went into.
The Closet (Le Placard) * Written and directed by Francis Veber * Starring Daniel Auteuil, Gerard Depardieu, and Michel Aumont * Miramax Zoe