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Love conquers all in the Investec Oaks

5 Jul 2020

Aidan O'Brien's filly simply too good as she registers her 2nd Classic

Love powered clear in the Investec Oaks to register an 8th win in the race for Aidan O’Brien.

In a strangely run race, where the front runners were sent on early creating two groups of runners. It was only a matter of time however, shortly after Tattenham Corner, when the main group began to close.

Having been ridden early to close, Love quickly picked up the bit again and began to assert with two furlongs left to run. She then quickly lengthened her stride and ran out a clear 9 length victory.

Ennistymon kept on well to make it a Ballydoyle 1-2, narrowly shading Frankly Darling into 2nd.

Following the race winning-jockey Ryan Moore said, “She’s very special I think. She didn’t stop at all, it was very impressive.”