Magical claims Qipco Champion Stakes prize at Ascot


Magical stamped her Course on the Qipco Champion Stakes.

Aidan OBriens ultra-consistent four-year-old won the Fillies And Mares Stakes on the card 12 months past, since when she has trebled her Group One tally with victories in the Tattersalls Gold Cup along with the Irish Champion Stakes.
During exactly the identical period she has finished second to old foe Enable in the Breeders Cup Turf, both the Coral-Eclipse and the Yorkshire Oaks, as well as satisfying the runner-up spot behind Crystal Ocean in Royal Ascot and finishing fifth in the Prix de lArc de Triomphe.
She got the job, although turning out less than a fortnight after her appearance in Paris, there might have been doubts about whether Magical would be able to produce her excellent best from the testing requirements.
Before being nudged into front in the right the favourite went forcefully on the heels of this Regal Truth for a lot of their contest.
Mud lover Addeybb appeared as the very serious threat, but try as he would, he could never really get on terms with Magical, who discovered sufficient for pressure to appear victorious.
Using all the lightly-raced Fox Tal emerging with credit at fourth, a fine race to finish ran.
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