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Royal Ascot: Lusail likely to go for St James’s Palace Stakes next with Richard Hannon pleased with Guineas effort | Racing News

Richard Hannon is considering maintaining their 2000 Guineas 6th Lusail at a mile, using the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot his most likely after that location.

A champion of the July Stakes as well as the Gimcrack over six furlongs as a two-year-old, before completing 2nd to master energy when you look at the Greenham over seven furlongs on their very first getaway at three, the Mehmas colt ended up being attempting eight furlongs the very first time whenever working when you look at the starting Timeless of this period.

The step-up in travel proved not a problem for three-year-old, just who went a creditable battle and reversed Newbury kind with Ideal energy, who was simply a length behind in 7th.

Lusail may have probably done 4th with much more chance in working along with his good overall performance at Newmarket is appealing their handler to stay during the mile length for their after that getaway, which is at Ascot’s summertime showpiece.

“we have place him when you look at the St James’s Palace Stakes, the six-furlong battle (Commonwealth Cup) as well as the Jersey Stakes,” stated Hannon.

“It appeared as if he certainly got a mile at Newmarket, so you might really see him when you look at the St James’s Palace. I was thinking he went an excellent battle when you look at the Guineas, I became thrilled with him.

“I question (he’ll operate once again), he will get right indeed there and also at as soon as it really is appearing like the St James’s Palace Stakes.”


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