Moore makes winning return from injury lay-off

Ryan Moore has been out of action for almost a month due to injury

PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos) Moore makes winning return from injury lay-off
By Mark Scully 2:03PM 26 AUG 2016

RYAN MOORE made the perfect return to action at Newmarket on Friday as he ran out a comfortable winner of the opener aboard the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Spatial.

Sent off the 4-6 favourite for the Maiden Fillies' Stakes, Spatial never looked in danger of spoiling the party and was a commanding two and a half length winner under hands and heels for the former champion jockey.

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The filly was Moore's only ride on Friday and the returning star will head to Windsor on Saturday for two mounts, including the well-fancied Ulysses in the Group 3 Winter Hill Stakes.

With victory, Moore moved on to 58 winners in the Stobart flat jockeys championship standings, still some way adrift of leader Silvestre De Sousa on 75.

Despite the deficit, Paddy Power trimmed Moore's title odds further to 10-1.

Classic quotes for Spatial

By New Approach, Spatial is a well-bred daughter of the Group 2-winning mare Spatious and was winning at the second time of asking after a promising debut second at Newmarket earlier this month.

Paddy Power responded by introducing the Cheveley Park Stud-owned and bred filly into their 1,000 Guineas market at 33-1.

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