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Duchess of Cambridge Stakes: Sandrine shines with Newmarket victory for Andrew Balding and David Probert | Racing Information

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Sandrine regarded a filly proper out of the highest drawer when following up her Royal Ascot victory within the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket.

Andrew Balding’s teen brought about one thing of a shock when successful the Albany Stakes at 16-1 final month on smooth floor – however she was much more spectacular on this event on a faster floor.

In taking her profession report to a few from three, Sandrine was given quotes across the 16-1 mark for subsequent yr’s 1000 Guineas – with Coral making her their 14-1 favorite.

Like at Ascot ridden by David Probert, the daughter of Bobby’s Kitten raced on the far aspect group, monitoring Ellade on Good day You.

When the sector bunched up with simply over a furlong to go, Sandrine rapidly shot clear and put the race to mattress in a matter of strides.

Desert Dreamer made up loads of floor from the rear to chase her dwelling, however was overwhelmed a size and three-quarters by the 11-5 favorite. Good day You was third, having been second to the winner at Ascot.

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Sandrine adopted up victory within the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot final month

Balding mentioned: “That was superb. She obtained somewhat bit lonely in entrance, I feel, however she’s obtained numerous capability, which is thrilling.

“She’s so relaxed, which I hope bodes nicely for her possibilities of staying a mile subsequent yr.

“She’s obtained bodily scope – she’s not a compact, two-year-old sort. She’s obtained a bit extra size and depth to her, I feel. Hopefully she’ll make up into a pleasant three-year-old.

“It is good she’s proved Royal Ascot wasn’t a fluke. There was somewhat little bit of nerves going into this as she’d regarded so good at Ascot and it is good to see that confirmed on totally different going at the moment.”

Requested about future plans for the Kirsten Rausing-owned winner, Balding mentioned: “We have loosely mentioned it. I do not actually wish to journey her at this stage and the one Group One choices are in France and Eire.

“I feel we’ll simply have to sit down it out, give her somewhat break and attempt to gear her up for the Cheveley Park.”



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