Churchill – Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes

Imperious – Churchill shrugs aside big-race rival Mehmas to crown a fine two-year-old season with a dominant four-and-a-half lengths victory in the Group 1 National Stakes at The Curragh under jockey Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O’Brien.

Favourite for the 2000 Guineas, the son of Galileo powers clear late in the straight to register a first success at Group 1 level and a fourth successive win in a row.

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