Cheveley Park Stakes: Meditate again out to bag Group One victory at Newmarket for Aidan O’Brien | Racing Information

Meditate will get a second chew of the cherry at Group One stage within the Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.

The daughter of No Nay By no means received every of her first 4 begins for Aidan O’Brien, together with the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Debutante on the Curragh.

She suffered the primary defeat of her profession when no match for Tahiyra within the Moyglare Stud Stakes – though she did little unsuitable in defeat – and seems just below a fortnight afterward the Rowley Mile.

Meditate and Ryan Moore on their way to winning the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot
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Meditate and Ryan Moore on their solution to profitable the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot

O’Brien, who claimed a fourth Cheveley Park win within the final six years with Tenebrism 12 months in the past, stated: “She appears to be in excellent kind.

“She got here out of the Moyglare very well. She ran an excellent race there, however clearly we have not completed a lot along with her since. We hope she runs nicely.”

Whereas Meditate is dropping again in distance, the Richard Hannon-trained Trillium steps again up after narrowly outpointing The Platinum Queen within the five-furlong Flying Childers at Doncaster, with the pair nicely away from the remaining.

Hannon stated: “I educated her dam Marsh Hawk, she was an excellent filly and was quick and the stallion (No Nay By no means) has had a fantastic 12 months. She has all of it going for her and she or he is on the best way up.

Trillium (left) and Pat Dobbs win the Flying Childers Stakes from The Platinum Queen and Oisin Orr
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Trillium (left) and Pat Dobbs win the Flying Childers Stakes from The Platinum Queen and Oisin Orr

“I received the Cheveley Park with Tiggy Wiggy in 2014. She had loads of pace, however this filly has loads of scope. Tiggy Wiggy had her races received at midway and this filly is simply getting going a furlong out. It’s only two weeks after her final run, however I am very hopeful that she shall be finest within the race.”

Swingalong earned her place with a 25-1 success within the Lowther at York final month. Whereas the Showcasing filly was very a lot coach Karl Burke’s second string on the Knavesmire, along with her stablemate and sizzling favorite Dramatised failing to see out the six furlongs in fifth, the Spigot Lodge handler doesn’t consider there was any fluke about Swingalong’s victory.

He stated: “It seems to be a very popular Cheveley Park to me, however I feel she goes there with an excellent, combating likelihood.

“It wasn’t a shock to us to see her run nicely at York. Swingalong is an efficient filly in her personal proper and we’ll see how good she is on Saturday.”

Mawj (left) and Lezoo battle it out in the Duchess Of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket
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Mawj (left) and Lezoo battle it out within the Duchess Of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket

Saeed bin Suroor’s Duchess of Cambridge winner Mawj was crushed three lengths into fourth place by Swingalong at York and takes her on as soon as extra.

“She labored nicely on Saturday, she’s in good kind,” stated Bin Suroor. “She’s had a pleasant break as a result of she was busy in the summertime, you must take care of the fillies. She received at Newmarket after which went to York and we have simply given her a break after that.

“I feel she’s prepared for this now, she has some excellent kind, very stable and she or he tries exhausting.”

Ralph Beckett has a powerful hand with Lezoo, runner-up within the Duchess of Cambridge earlier than profitable the Princess Margaret at Ascot, joined by Dick Poole Stakes-winning stablemate Juliet Sierra.

The latter carries the colors of Juddmonte, whose racing supervisor Barry Mahon stated: “She’s in good kind and got here out of Salisbury nicely. I feel there is a little bit of rain coming in, however I do not suppose it is something too main, so the bottom must be good.

“Her time was very quick in Salisbury – I feel it was the second quickest Dick Poole ever, which was encouraging to see.

“It is a huge step up, however we’ll give it a strive. She had the choice of going for the Rockfel, however we simply felt she had sufficient pace to remain at six furlongs in the intervening time.”

The supplemented Treasure Trove, winner of the Roses Stakes at York and Spherical Tower on the Curragh, additionally options in a aggressive subject.

Coach Paddy Twomey stated: “She’s powerful, she’s been in good kind this summer season and progressed with racing, so we’re trying ahead to operating her within the Cheveley Park.

“She’s ran on smooth and heavy floor earlier than in opposition to good horses, however I feel the bottom must be good for her on Saturday. Good floor appeared to indicate her to good impact throughout August.

“The Cheveley Park is an important race and we’re delighted to be participating.”



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