Reaction with Grignard Reagent

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In summary, a Grignard reagent is an organometallic compound used in organic synthesis reactions. It is prepared by reacting an alkyl or aryl halide with magnesium metal in anhydrous ether. When working with Grignard reagents, it is important to take precautions as they are highly reactive and sensitive to moisture and air. In industry, Grignard reagents are commonly used in the synthesis of complex organic molecules and in the production of polymers.
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What product will be formed when reacted with Phenylmagnesium Bromide if the competition is between a carbon-oxygen double bond and a carbon-carbon double bond(as shown in figure)?
This is the given reaction:

Where will the reaction take place - at ketone or at alkene? And why?
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