Newmarket victory sees Muraagaba’s stock rise

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Racing action from Newmarket July course Royal British Legion Poppy Day.
Rene Mathis wins the Buy German, Race German, Win German Stakes, for Jockey David Nolan and trainer Richard Fahey. ANL-141008-182553009

Mark Westley Photography Racing action from Newmarket July course Royal British Legion Poppy Day. Rene Mathis wins the Buy German, Race German, Win German Stakes, for Jockey David Nolan and trainer Richard Fahey. ANL-141008-182553009

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Muraaqaba could be pitched up into Group One company 
before the season is out after taking first place in Saturday’s Sweet Solera Stakes.

Although one of the first off the bridle, the Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum-owned two year-old responded well to pressure to come through runners and post a one-and-three-quarter length victory in the seven-furlong Group Three contest, sponsored by German-Thoroughbred.com, at Newmarket’s July Course.

“I thought she was in trouble half-way in as she has never been in among horses before but once Dane (O’Neill) pulled her out away she went. The step up in trip has probably helped her,” said winning trainer Mark Johnston.

 

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