Horse Racing: Beatrice Aurore landed the Listed Oaks trial
One of the other races that took place at the Goodwood racecourse on Wednesday was the Casco Height of Fashion Stakes. This was a Listed event and an Oaks trial that was very efficiently claimed by the filly Beatrice Aurore. This event was run over a distance
of 1 mile and 2 furlongs and was contended by fillies of age 3 and above. She was ridden by the jockey Ted Durcan in this race, who tried his best to be patient throughout the race, nonetheless, the champion filly found it very convenient to hold off the field
and land the race.
Her victory in this race was noticed by the sports analysts and the bookmakers. The consequence of her winning this race was that her odds for the Epsom Classic meeting were shortened to 16-1 from 33-1 by Ladbrokes and 20-1 from 40-1 by William Hill. The
Epsom Classic meeting has been schedule to take place on the 3rd of June.
It cannot be said that it was an easy victory for the winning filly. The reason for this is the slow pace of the race since the 2-1 favourite was not encountered by any front runner in the line up. Nonetheless, she managed to focus on the first spot and
was at many occasions during the race was seen to be chased by the runner up. In the beginning of the race, the runner up was seen to take the lead however as the race progressed Beatrice Aurore managed to hold her particularly during the last furlong.
The second and third place finishers were both the trainees of the famed trainer John Gosden. The third place was bagged by the filly Imperial Pippin. She also gave a spectacular performance in this race as this was the second race of her racing career.
According to many sports analysts, she has a good future ahead as she show cased a great deal of talent and potential at Goodwoood.
The connections of the winner filly, especially her trainer John Dunlop, is now anticipating the Investec Oaks after he was pleased with Beatrice Aurore’s performance in the trial.