Churchill: was already favourite for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas
PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
By Stuart Riley 3:33PM 8 OCT 2016
Report: Newmarket, Saturday
Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (Group 1) 7f, 2yo entire colts and fillies
CHURCHILL had a momentary scare when the gap Ryan Moore was angling for disappeared with two furlongs to run, but once switched to the outside, and with the afterburners applied, he powered clear for a comfortable success.
Stablemate and pacemaker Lancaster Bomber completed a one-two for the Aidan O’Brien yard, mirroring Ballydoyle’s dominance of Friday’s Fillies’ Mile.
More to follow . . .