POETIC FLARE sauntered to a brilliant St James’ Palace Stakes victory on day one of the Royal Ascot Festival.
Kevin Manning sat almost motionless for much of the race aboard the 7-2 shot before bursting clear in the final two furlongs.
St James’ Palace Stakes result:
1st: Poetic Flare 7-2
2nd: Lucky Vega 4-1
3rd: Battleground 11-1
4th: Maximal 12-1
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