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King Charles celebrates first winner as Simply Tremendous secures spectacular victory at Leicester

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King Charles celebrates his FIRST winner as Simply Tremendous secures spectacular victory in £15,000 race at Leicester… with Sir Michael Stoute educated 100-30 shot his sixth runner since inheriting royal horses following the dying of the Queen

  • Simply Tremendous made historical past as the primary winner for King Charles III on Tuesday
  • Ryan Moore rode the horse to victory for coach Sir Michael Stoute at Leicester
  • He received the race by 4 and a half lengths from 9-4 favorite Sea The Casper 

Simply Tremendous created a second in historical past at Leicester when changing into the primary winner within the well-known Royal colors for King Charles III.

Skilled by Sir Michael Stoute, who was the Queen’s longest-standing coach and famously saddled Estimate to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013, Simply Tremendous was the King’s sixth runner because the royal colors and horses had been transferred to him following the dying of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8.

There was barely a second’s concern because the son of Sea The Stars shot away from his rivals within the fingers of Ryan Moore to attain by greater than 4 lengths.

A delighted Stoute stated: ‘A winner for the King! It’s nice to have finished that for him – and he was very spectacular.’ 

The King’s racing supervisor, John Warren, stated: ‘I am delighted that the King and Queen Consort have had their first winner and so they’ll be delighted.

‘I am additionally completely thrilled for Sir Michael Stoute, who was most likely the longest standing coach for Her Majesty, and for Ryan Moore, who has put in an enormous effort as properly.’ L Yesterday’s assembly at Huntingdon was deserted after simply two races as a consequence of unsafe floor circumstances.

The King celebrated his first winner after Simply Tremendous claimed a powerful victory at Leicester

Jockeys reported that their mounts had been slipping going into obstacles and following a course inspection the rest of the cardboard was known as off.

Christophe Soumillon has paid closely for final Friday’s controversial Saint-Cloud incident which resulted in fellow rider Rossa Ryan being knocked out of the saddle.

The Belgian, French racing’s highest profile jockey was banned for 60 days following his reckless elbowing of Ryan mid-race and yesterday realized that his prestigious contract as retained rider for the Aga Khan can be terminated.

The King's first runner, Educator, finished second at Salisbury on Thursday

The King’s first runner, Educator, completed second at Salisbury on Thursday

Soumillon, whose suspension does not start to October 14, was permitted to sport the well-known inexperienced and crimson silks in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe the place he rode Vadeni to complete runner-up to British-trained winner Alpinista.

He has loved an affiliation with the Aga Khan’s horses stretching again to 2002 earlier than changing into retained rider for the second time in 2014 and has been 10-time champion jockey in France.

A press release launched by the Aga Khan Studs stated: ‘Following final Friday’s incident at Saint-Cloud, which resulted within the fall of Rossa Ryan, the Aga Khan Studs have taken the choice to stop their retainer with jockey Christophe Soumillon with fast impact.’ Soumillon partnered two Arc winners for the Aga Khan, Zarkava (2008) and Dalakhani (2003) and steered Erevann to victory on Saturday for the preeminent proprietor within the Group 2 Qatar Prix Daniel Wilderstein.


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