Classy Integral heads quality field to charge to victory in Chariot Stakes

WINNER: Integral and Ryan Moore win the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes for trainer Sir Michael Stoute at Newmarket on Saturday
WINNER: Integral and Ryan Moore win the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes for trainer Sir Michael Stoute at Newmarket on Saturday
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Integral was able to hold off a three- strong Fench raiding party at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile to secure a second Group One win of the season.

Showing all the signs of a top class filly, the daughter of Dalakhani added to her victory in the QIPCO Falmouth Stakes by landing the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes on Saturday.

Sent straight into the lead by Ryan Moore, the four-year-old, who is trained in town by Sir Michael Stoute, was not for passing, running out a one-length winner of the mile contest from Miss France, one of three runners representing master French trainer Andre Fabre.

Frankie Dettori made two successful returns to the winners’ enclosure at his home track after riding a near 37/1 double.

He struck his first victory aboard the Richard Hannon-trained Osalia in the £300,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Fillies’ Trophy from last time out winner Lacing.

Dettori completed his two-timer in the Listed EBF Stallions National Stud Boadicea Fillies’ Stakes after steering the James Given-trained Indignant to a length victory over Remember.

The Saeed bin Suroor- trained Local Time made it three successive victories when swooping late under James Doyle to clinch the Group Three TriConnex Oh So Sharp Stakes.

One-time St Leger hopeful Winter Thunder got his career back on track with a win in the concluding Class Two 1m4f apprentice handicap to hand Newmarket trainer bin Suroor a double on the card.

Secret Brief followed up his win last month with success in the £500,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Trophy, while Aloft claimed the Class Four maiden for Aidan O’Brien.

Over at Ascot, trainers from across the town enjoyed Group and Listed race glory.

The Ed Walker-trained Lightning Moon kept his unbeaten record intact with a last-gasp victory in the Group Three John Guest Bengough Stakes on his first run since May.

A return to a softer surface saw the Marco Botti-trained Al Thakhira register victory in the Listed totepool EBF Stallions October Stakes.

Veteran handler David Elsworth was also among the winners with the Robert Ng-owned Justice Day in the Listed Albert Bartlett Stakes.

n Racing will return to the Rowley Mile on Saturday with the Betfred Cesarewitch the feature race on the card.

The two-mile, two-furlong showpiece, worth more than £150,000 to the winner, was won last year by the Mark Johnston-trained 66/1 shot Scatter Dice.