09/05/2003 12:00AM

Bright Sky a threat to Domedriver


The Group 1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp on Sunday could well be the European season's defining race at a mile.

Nine of the 14 entries in the $327,000 contest are Group 1 winners, among them Breeders' Cup Mile candidates Domedriver and Refuse to Bend. Trainer Pascal Bary has decided to go with Domedriver, the defending BC Mile champ, instead of Six Perfections, the filly who beat him by a head in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville on Aug. 17. She will run next in either the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Sept. 27 or the Prix de la Foret on Oct 12.

Bright Sky, a daughter of Wolfhound trained by Elie Lellouche, is a filly who could spoil Domedriver's day. Winner of the French Oaks and the Prix de l'Opera last year, she showed that she is just as good at a mile when she beat Six Perfections in the Group 2 Prix d'Astarte at Deauville on Aug. 3.