Torcedor wins at Ascot for Te Akau Racing

TorcedorwinsatAscotforTeAkauRacing

May3,20189:43am。

byAAP

TeAkauRacingiscelebratingaGroupThreewinwithTorcedorintheSagaraoStakesatAscottofuelambitionsfortheGoldCupattheRoyalmeeting。

Fifthinthe2017GoldCupandsecondtoOrderOfStGeorgeintheIrishStLeger,theJessicaHarrington-trainedstayerfoundAscotmuchmoretohislikingafterafailureinDubai。

ColmODonoghuewaspositiveonthesix-year-old,settingasteadypacebeforekickingonalongwayfromhome。

Hewastheclasshorseintheraceandifhewastoruntothree-quartersofhisbestheshouldhavebeatenthemtoday。

Hehadtheclassformcomingintotherace,ODonoghuesaid。

ItwasjustunfortunatewhathappenedinDubai,butyouarelearningallthetime。

Youtravelthatfarandtheyloseweightandtheyeitherrecoverordont,buthehascomebackingreatshape。

HeisfromthesamefamilyasYeatsandhasgotthatsortofbody(bigandstrong)tohim。