Le Havre: 20 Group winners!

Ville de Grace

LE HAVRE: 20 Group Winners!

Ville de Grâce backed up her Listed John Musker Fillies’ Stakes win last month when landing the Gr.3 Pride Stakes at Newmarket, taking her record over 1m2f to two from two. The daughter of Le Havre, who is trained by Sir Michael Stoute, tracked the early pace which was set by Freyja (Gleneagles), while Soft Whisper (Dubawi) ran a solo race down the centre of the track. Freyja took them into the final three furlongs, but was soon swamped by several, the one going best of them being Ville De Grace. Shaken up by Richard Kingscote, she quickened up into a clear lead and, although Lilac Road (Mastercraftsman) gave chase and got to her girth, Ville De Grace kept on to score by half a length, with Ocean Road two and three-quarter lengths further behind. (...)

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