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Enable to run in Yorkshire Oaks

3rd August 2019, 16:27 by Tom Hill

Racing manager Teddy Grimthorpe has confirmed Enable will now run in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks later this month.

The five-year-old had been expected to take in the Juddmonte International after winning at Ascot at the end of July.

Enable has now won 11 races in a row but trainer John Gosden had hinted she could miss the York meeting after winning the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.

However, she will feature on the Knavesmire after connections decided to keep her running over a mile and a half.

Grimthorpe said: "We know she is effective over a mile and a quarter but John didn't want to bring her back (in trip) again, so we thought the Yorkshire Oaks would be a more suitable race bearing in mind her main objective."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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