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DENMAN masters KAUTO STAR in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Denman and Kauto StarDenman and Kauto Star (getty) Denman (Ire) (Presenting {GB}) overcame his revered stable companion Kauto Star (Fr) (Village Star {Fr}) in a memorable renewal of the G1 Cheltenham Gold Cup last week. Touted as the greatest match in decades in the lead-up, the blue riband of the jumping season proved more one-sided than many expected as the 9-4 second favorite galloped clear of his barnmate (and last year’s champion) to score by seven lengths. Ridden by Sam Thomas, the imposing chestnut took up the running with a circuit of the Prestbury Park venue remaining and never looked likely to be caught by the 10-11 crowd’s choice.

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Trainer Paul Nicholls, whose trifecta was rounded out by Neptune Collonges (Fr) (Dom Alco {Fr}), was full of praise afterwards. “What a great performance and good for the whole team,” he said. “He’s just good. Neptune Collonges has been improving all the time and Kauto Star ran a good race too, but they were beaten on the day by a better horse.” Earlier on the nine-race card, which included races rescheduled from Wednesday’s abandoned meeting, last year’s G1 St Leger seventh Celestial Halo (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) captured the G1 Triumph Hurdle for the Nicholls team.

Extract from Thoroughbred Daily News 

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