07/22/2003 12:00AM

Group 1 winner Vespone bought by Godolphin


Vespone, the winner of the Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris for trainer Nicolas Clement on June 22, has been bought by Godolphin. A 3-year-old Irish-bred son of Llandaff, Vespone was previously owned by Ecurie Mister Ess A S. He had preceded his Grand Prix de Paris victory with tallies in the Group 3 Prix La Force and the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat. The winner of 4 of 6 lifetime races, Vespone will be leaving Clement's yard in Chantilly for the Newmarket stable of Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor.