Nouriya couldtake Opera plunge

Nouriya could be asked to step up to Group One company for her next race following a recent victory at Yarmouth.

Connections are considering the Prix de l’Opera over a mile and a quarter at Longchamp on Sunday week for the daughter of Danehill Dancer.

The three-year-old filly, trained by Sir Michael Stoute, is on the upgrade, having won the last three of her five career starts.

She also holds an entry in the Pride Stakes at Newmarket on October 16.

“We are toying with the idea of whether she will run in the Prix de l’Opera. We are undecided, but it is a possibility,” said Tony Nerses racing manager to owners Saleh Al Homaizi and Imad Al Sagar.

“She’s in on Arc day and she’s also entered in the Group Two mile-and-a-half race on Champions Day at Newmarket.

“It all depends what Sir Michael is going to decide. We are waiting for his decision.

“She has not got many miles on the clock and she is a very talented filly.”

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