Rhododendron lands yet another Group 1 for O’Brien
Rhododendron was much the best on Newmarket's Rowley Mile
PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos) Rhododendron lands yet another Group 1 for O'Brien
By Mark Scully 3:15PM 7 OCT 2016
Report: Newmarket, Friday
Dubai Fillies' Mile (Group 1) 1m, 2yo fillies
AIDAN O'BRIEN'S extraordinary run at Newmarket continued as Rhododendron defeated stablemate Hydrangea to hand him a one-two in the Dubai Fillies' Mile on Friday.
Having already taken the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes and Group 1 Sun Chariot Stakes in previous weeks, the master of Ballydoyle returned to plunder yet more riches at the home of British Flat racing, with the winner the subject of sustained market support in the build-up to the off.
Sent of the 5-2 joint-favourite under Ryan Moore, Rhododendron barely had a moment's worry as she scooted clear of her rivals to deliver another remarkable result for her trainer, less than a week after his historic Arc one-two-three.
More to follow . . .
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