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Runner-up in the Listed Daisy Warwick S. at Goodwood last month, Qatar Racing’s Queen Of The Pride (GB) (Roaring Lion) went one better in Saturday’s G3 Lester Piggott S. At Haydock. Slowly building momentum after a slow start, the Gosdens’ 9-2 second favourite worked her way to the front approaching the furlong pole en route to a short-head success from Lady Boba (GB) (Lope De Vega {Ire}).

 

Queen Of The Pride holds onto the lead after a late challenge from Lady Boba in the @Betfred Nifty 50 Lester Piggott Fillies’ Stakes with @oismurphy onboard for the John & @thadygosden stable! pic.twitter.com/uApDvcfL4L

— Haydock Park Races (@haydockraces) June 8, 2024

 

Saturday, Haydock, Britain
BETFRED NIFTY 50 LESTER PIGGOTT FILLIES’ S. (PINNACLE S.)-G3, £85,000, Haydock, 6-8, 4yo/up, f, 11f 175yT, 2:34.65, gd.
1–QUEEN OF THE PRIDE (GB), 128, f, 4, by Roaring Lion
1st Dam: Simple Verse (Ire) (MG1SW-Eng, $1,456,105), by Duke Of Marmalade (Ire)
2nd Dam: Guantanamera (Ire), by Sadler’s Wells
3rd Dam: Bluffing (Ire), by Darshaan (GB)
1ST BLACK-TYPE WIN; 1ST GROUP WIN. (115,000gns 2yo ’22 TATMA). O-Qatar Racing Ltd; B-The Simple Verse Partnership (GB); T-John & Thady Gosden; J-Oisin Murphy. £48,204. Lifetime Record: 4-2-1-0, $84,116. Werk Nick Rating: D. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree, or the free Equineline.com catalogue-style pedigree.
2–Lady Boba (GB), 128, f, 4, Lope De Vega (Ire)–Moi Meme (GB), by Teofilo (Ire). 1ST GROUP BLACK TYPE. (160,000gns Ylg ’21 TATOCT). O-Andrew Rosen & Barry K Schwartz; B-Fortescue Bloodstock (GB); T-Ralph Beckett. £18,275.
3–Mistral Star (GB), 128, f, 4, Frankel (GB)–Shirocco Star (GB), by Shirocco (Ger). 1ST GROUP BLACK TYPE. O-Helena Springfield Ltd; B-Meon Valley Stud (GB); T-Hugh Morrison. £9,146.
Margins: SHD, 2 1/4, HD. Odds: 4.50, 6.00, 12.00.
Also Ran: Sea Theme (Ire), Madame Ambassador (GB), Scenic (Fr), Night Sparkle (Ire), Starry Heavens (Ire), Sapphire Seas (GB), Ching Shih (Ire), Caernarfon (GB), Wynter Wildes (GB), Moogie (GB). Scratched: Miss Cantik (Fr).

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