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VIDEO: Leopardstown aim for Suedois after he reigns Supreme at Goodwood
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VIDEO: Leopardstown aim for Suedois after he reigns Supreme at Goodwood
on 25 August 2019
The Grade 1-winning gelding landed this Group 3 prize by a neck and may now bid for a second win in Leopardstown's Group 2 Boomerang Stakes during Irish Champions Weekend

THE ultra-consistent Suedois enjoyed a deserved day in the sun after claiming a first ever victory in Britain in the Group 3 Weatherbys Racing Bank Supreme Stakes at Goodwood.

It is the best part of two years since David O’Meara’s charge last tasted success when securing the most notable of his eight career wins to date in the Grade 1 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland in October, 2017. Six of his wins have come in France and the other was in the Group 2 Boomerang Stakes at Leopardstown in 2017.

He has run countless fine races in defeat since that latest triumph, most recently placing in the Group 2 Lennox Stakes at Glorious Goodwood for the second year in succession when a two-length third to Sir Dancealot.

Dropping down a level, the eight-year-old was a 5/1 shot in the hands of Danny Tudhope, and was travelling best of the 10 runners early in the home straight.

Just when it looked like he would win decisively, Oisin Murphy conjured a late run out of Momkin, but Suedois had enough in hand to hold him at bay by a neck.

O’Meara told PA: “I’m delighted for the horse. Danny gave him a very good ride and it look like he might win by a fair way at one stage.

“He’s run a lot of good races since he last won and earned a lot of prize money, including finishing fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Mile.

“I think he’ll probably go back to Ireland next for the Boomerang Stakes at Leopardstown (September 14th), which he also won a couple of years ago. He could go back to America for the Shadwell Mile again after that.”

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