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Liber Nauticus lands Musidora Stakes at York

Updated: Wednesday, 15 May 2013 18:29 | Comments

Liber Nauticus is a best-price 4-1 for the Oaks after her win at York
Liber Nauticus is a best-price 4-1 for the Oaks after her win at York

Liber Nauticus staked a claim for the Investec Oaks when she got on top close home to land the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York.

The 4-6 shot hit the front about a furlong and a half out and kept on strongly to beat Romantic Settings by a length and a half, with Woodland Aria just behind in third.

The Michael Stoute-trained filly, ridden by Ryan Moore, was having only her second career start following a debut success at Goodwood last September.

Moore said: "I was very happy with her because she doesn't actually do a lot.

"She only does enough, so I was very happy.

"Hopefully she'll get better as she gets older."

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