Ribchester claims Marois glory

's brilliantly claimed victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois at .

William Buick guided to a deserved top-class success.

Third in before winning the Jersey Stakes at , the three-year-old then raised his game again to finish a close third in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious .

With winner and Sussex Stakes runner-up in opposition once more, the -owned was an 11/4 shot to gain his revenge.

William Buick settled his mount in midfield before launching his challenge inside the final furlong and the Iffraaj colt responded admirably to get the better of Vadamos, with Ervedya third.

The -trained raced on the pace throughout and while he remained in contention with a furlong to run, he weakened quickly soon after and was ultimately disappointing.

Buick said: "It's a great thrill to win one of the most prestigious races in France and it shows that he might have been unlucky in the Sussex, when I didn't ride him.

"I was aware that I was drawn away from the likes of and Vadamos, but my horse was always happy sitting close to the pace and quickened up nicely when I asked him.

"We were going away at the finish.

"He is one of the best milers I've ridden, for sure."

Fahey tweeted: "Yes!!!! He deserved that. wins the Prix Jacques Le Marois under William Buick. Congrats to & team Musley Bank."

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