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Punters Left Speechless as ‘Mini-Frankel’ Wins £500k on Debut

An absolutely astonishing debut by a rocket filly appropriately named 'mini-Frankel' left punters in awe as she won £500,000 on her first race.

Standout Performance of the Season

The filly, known as One Look, delivered one of the most impressive performances of the season at the Curragh on Saturday. Trained by Paddy Twomey and ridden by Billy Lee, she left her rivals for dead and established herself as a force to be reckoned with.

The Next Big Thing

Immediately after her win, bookmakers set the odds for One Look to win next year's 1000 Guineas at 20-1. However, those odds were quickly snapped up, and she is now a general 10-1 chance to win the prestigious race.

Considering the sensational display she put on in her debut, the 10-1 odds might even be conservative if she continues to perform at this level in Europe's richest race for two-year-olds.

Impressive Odds and Impeccable Timing

Before the race, there were several large bets placed on One Look, as punters recognized her potential. As the race unfolded, she was strategically held back in midfield before finding an opening and leaving her competitors in the dust.

Paddy Twomey's decision to hold off organizing a maiden race earlier in the week paid off handsomely, as One Look's victory in the Goffs Million was worth an astonishing £530,000.

Challenging the Benchmark

Aidan O'Brien's City Of Troy wowed spectators with his breathtaking win in the Superlative Stakes at Newmarket in July. That performance set the bar for two-year-olds this season. However, One Look put up a fight and proved herself to be a serious contender.

It is worth noting that the three horses trailing behind One Look in the race are rated 101, 96, and 96, respectively. The runner-up was an O'Brien trainee ridden by the legendary Frankie Dettori.

Punters React

Punters could not contain their excitement and flooded social media with their reactions to One Look's remarkable victory. Some described her performance as the most impressive they had ever seen, while others were simply left speechless.

One comment read: "Sweet mother of Jesus, that's some turn of foot." Another user asked, "What on EARTH has Paddy Twomey unleashed?!"

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