Review: Gr.1 King's Stand Stakes (Racing Info, Racing Result, Racing Video 2019)
[Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:04]
Blue Point winning the Group I King’s Stand Stakes for the second time confirmed his superiority over Battaash at the Royal Meeting.
lost whatever chance she had when stumbling at the start of Tuesday’s With rain beginning to fall, Kerrin McEvoy was pitched Houtzen forward as the barriers opened, when she stumbled. Although she recovered quickly, leading early, she couldn't hold on to it for much longer and weakened to beat three home.
The Charlie Appleby-trained Blue Point under James Doyle to pegged back Sheikh Hamdan bin Al Maktoum owned-Battaash inside the final furlong. Finishing strongly by one length with Soldier’s Call a further 1-1/4 lengths away in third.