Jewel remains in Cesarewitch mix

The Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket "is not off the agenda yet" for Jennies Jewel – despite having disappointed at the Curragh on Sunday.

Jennies Jewel: Still in contention for the Ces

Jarlath Fahey's admirable nine-year-old, winner of the Ascot Stakes at the Royal meeting in June, produced a surprisingly laboured effort in the two-mile Loughbrown Stakes, in which she beat just two horses home.

Jennies Jewel still holds an entry in the Cesarewitch on October 8, with Fahey keeping an open mind about her participation.

He said: "She seems fine after the race. The vets checked her over and nothing was amiss.

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"It was a mystifying run, really, and it was very rare for her to run like that.

"It (Cesarewitch) is not off the agenda yet. We'll give her a few easy days and see how she is early next week before deciding whether we travel to Newmarket."

Only Mine signed off for the season

Only Mine has signed off for the season and will not run in the Prix de l'Abbaye at Chantilly on Sunday.

Joe Murphy's Group Three-winning filly was last seen finishing down the field in the Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh and will now be preserved for what is hoped will be a profitable four-year-old campaign.

Murphy said: "She won't be going to France. She won't run again this season, but she will stay in training.

"There aren't too many opportunities for three-year-olds like her, but next year we think she will be very good."

Only Mine, an honourable seventh in the Sprint Cup at Haydock on her penultimate start, also holds an entry in the Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes at Ascot on October 15.

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