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Savethelastdance wins Juddmonte Irish Oaks at The Curragh

Savethelastdance wins Juddmonte Irish Oaks at The Curragh



Savethelastdance and Ryan Moore received the Juddmonte Irish Oaks at The Curragh this afternoon.

The victory of the Ballydoyle-handled filly gave her coach Aidan O’Brien a document seventh success within the fillies’ traditional over a mile and a half.

Winner of the Cheshire Oaks in Could and runner-up within the Epsom Oaks final month, the daughter of Galileo battled laborious with the English challenger Bluestocking, representing the sponsors, on the enterprise finish of the race.

With the Ralph Beckett-trained Colin Keane-ridden Bluestocking transferring on within the latter phases of the competition, and searching as if she was set for victory, Savethelastdance fought bravely for Ryan Moore and got here again to assert the win.

One other Ballydoyle runner, the pacesetting Library (80/1) took third place.

The win of Savethelastdance was the center a part of a Curragh treble for O’Brien, Moore and the Coolmore companions.

The spectacular newcomer Henry Longfellow set the ball rolling for the Ballydoyle crew when declare the opening maiden.

A juvenile son of Dubawi out of the a number of Group 1 winner Minding, beforehand educated by O’Brien, the 5/4 favorite led house a 1-2-3 for O’Brien with Mythology (13/8) second and Grasp of the Hunt (13/2) in third.

The Group 2 Comer Group Worldwide Curragh Cup was received by Emily Dickinson (6/4f) to finish the treble. The four-year-old daughter of Dubawi had completed fourth within the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot final month, however on softer floor right this moment, which is extra to her liking, she ran out a powerful three size winner over Paddy Twomey’s Rosscarbery (13/8) and Donnacha O’Brien’s Amusement in third.

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