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Glory for Olympic Glory in Lockinge Stakes

Updated: Saturday, 17 May 2014 16:18 | Comments

Dettori produced the colt to perfection widest of the runners over a furlong out
Dettori produced the colt to perfection widest of the runners over a furlong out

Frankie Dettori claimed a fourth JLT Lockinge Stakes as he guided Olympic Glory to an impressive success at Newbury.

Given a patient ride with Montiridge and Top Notch Tonto racing prominently, Dettori produced the Richard Hannon-trained colt to perfection widest of the runners over a furlong out.

The response was immediate when Dettori asked him to quicken and he soon went clear.

Tullius ran a fine race in second to finish two and a quarter lengths away, as did Verrazano who ran on well for third on his first start for Aidan O'Brien.

Dettori said: "I was thinking there'd be no pace and it would be complicated, but it was just as easy as riding work.

"He quickened like true champion. His form is rock-solid and he goes on any ground.

"He's a great ride, has a great kick and is a jockey's dream. I'll be surprised if he's not champion miler again."

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