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Ebor option for Salouen

4th August 2019, 14:06 by Gareth Freeman

Salouen could be aimed at the Sky Bet Ebor at York after a positive showing in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.

Solouen came in fourth behind Enable in the King George last weekend and trainer Sylvester Kirk says the Longines Grosser Preis Von Berlin in Germany next Sunday is one option, while a tilt at the York showpiece could be on the agenda instead for his charge.

"He ran another good, tough race in the King George. He picked up some nice prize-money and we were very pleased with him," said Kirk, as reported by Sky Sports.

"He's in the Group One at Hoppegarten. We don't normally turn him out so quickly as we've been running in such big races, but we'll have a look at that and see what the ground is like.

"The other option is the Ebor. With that sort of prize-money, you've got to have a look at it and I think the trip [a mile and three-quarters] would be fine. There's 17 horses rated 110 or higher, so it will almost be like a conditions race more than a handicap.

"It will probably be one or the other of those two races. We could have run him in the Group Three at Goodwood on Friday, but I'm glad we didn't because the ground would have been too fast."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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