Dad or mum’s Prayer led her rivals a merry dance within the Cazoo-sponsored Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Epsom.
A twin winner throughout her debut season as a three-year-old final time period, Archie Watson’s filly had run two sound races in defeat up to now this 12 months – ending second within the Park Categorical Stakes in Eire and fourth within the Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes at Lingfield.
Ridden by champion jockey Oisin Murphy for the primary time, the daughter of Kingman was despatched straight to the lead and appeared to have issues below management all through.
If something the 4-1 winner prolonged her lead racing inside the ultimate two furlongs and handed the put up with simply over two lengths in hand over Nazuna, with 7-4 favorite Assertion solely third.
Murphy stated: “She’s a beautiful filly – an important, athletic kind. She dealt with the observe very well.
“Her proprietor is watching at dwelling in Saudi Arabia and he shall be over the moon. He jumped within the Olympics in 2012 in London and he is aware of horses very properly, so I am happy he is obtained a top-class filly.
“We weren’t completely certain as to how we had been going to experience her – it was an open plan. However she jumped very properly and she or he was very relaxed going to put up, so as soon as she pricked her ears within the race and was in an excellent rhythm, she was at all times going to run properly.”