Dubai One lands Wolves qualifier

Dubai One booked her ticket for the all-weather championship finals at Lingfield on Good Friday when running out a smooth winner of the Conditions Stakes at Wolverhampton.

Winning trainer Saeed bin Suroor

Successful in a nursery at Newcastle on Monday, the Saeed bin Suroor-trained filly had no trouble tackling better company as she took this fast-track qualifier over five furlongs in good style.

Dubai One (11/4) showed plenty of early toe for Pat Cosgrave to get a good early position behind the pace-setting Monte Cinq.

The Godolphin-owned daughter of Exceed And Excel hit the front a furlong from home and had enough in the tank to hold off Gheedaa by half-a-length.

Sutter County, the evens favourite, was a close-up third after losing a bit of ground at the start.

"We dropped her to five from six at Newcastle as she was a bit keen before. We put a hood on the last day as well," Cosgrave told At The Races.

"We took the hood off today and that helped.

"She's all speed and a quick-turning five is up her street and she's qualified now for the big race at Lingfield.

"That race is over six and hopefully by then she'll have relaxed a little more by then, but she got the job done."

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