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Highland Reel wins THRILLING Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot 2017

27 June 2017

Trainer Aidan O'Brien said throughout his preparations after Dubai, his star "was getting better - an incredible horse".

The Sussex Stakes is an intriguing proposition as it would see Ribchester take on the best younger horses whose number includes Godolphin's Barney Roy who won the St James's Palace Stakes for three-year-olds under James Doyle.

Lady Aurelia was devastating in the King's Stand, her second Royal Ascot victory after producing a similar performance a year ago when winning the Queen Mary Stakes.

"Ward, 49, gained some compensation when he landed the last on the card, the Listed Sandringham Handicap Stakes, with Con Te Partiro for his ninth Royal Ascot victor".

Day 2 of the 2017 Royal Ascot meeting kicked off with the Royal Procession once again, with the Queen dressed in a buttercup yellow hat and joined by Prince Charles in the first carriage.

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"He has been racing at the top level for the last few years and he is just awesome".

"This is a Group One against the fastest sprinters in the world and to duplicate what she did past year and come back and do it again - she's a once in a lifetime horse".

He's come through a very similar preparation this time around, winning the Listed Saval Beg Stakes at Leopardstown first-up, exactly as he did 12 months prior. He was clearly less impressive when only third in a Listed race at Naas last time, but that was on easy ground and I think a return to this quicker ground will suit him.

"Qemah ran like she did past year, and it was reassuring as she was very calm before the off", said jockey Gregory Benoist.

Royal Ascot continues on Thursday with Britain's most coveted staying prize, the Gold Cup heading the programme. "He had every chance in the straight".

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In 2016, Coolmore's Highland Reel won the Breeders' Cup Turf over Flintshire and Found, and Queen's Trust won the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf over Lady Eli.

Aljazzi was runner-up ahead of Usherette, who finished very well after not finding an opening. He said: "He's so tough, he's got a marvellous attitude, so many came at him there. I'm not sure we have ever had a horse with the constitution he has".

"I'm just delighted he has won".

The 20-1 victor scored for American trainer Wes Ward who'd earlier been foiled in the Queen Mary as Heartache beat the odds-on Happy Like A Fool.

"All these horses are young 2-year-olds, even though mine are more forward", he said.

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"I hope now that she will continue to improve for the rest of the season".

Highland Reel wins THRILLING Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot 2017