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Ridasiyna clear l'Opera winner

Updated: October 7, 2012, 2:31 PM ET
By Myra Lewyn | Bloodhorse

The Aga Khan's Ridasiyna rallied from well off the pace to collar Izzi Top in the final 200 meters and score a clear win the Qatar Prix de l'Opera on Oct. 7 at Longchamp.

With less than a quarter mile to run Izzi Top took charge from pacesetter Manieree, who set a strong early tempo, but Ridasiyna, who was fifth turning into the straight, rallied willingly on the far outside under Christophe Lemaire to reel in the leader and shake free to a 3 1/2-length victory.

Ridasiyna, a 3-year-old ...

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