Coeur De Lion wins the Ascot Stakes

Coeur De Lion lunged late to land the concluding Ascot Stakes for trainer Alan King and 5lb claimer Thore Hammer Hansen.

Plenty of the runners had cried enough entering the latter stages of the two-and-a-half-mile handicap, and it briefly looked like Nicky Henderson’s Verdana Blue would deliver for favourite-backers when taking over the running from Summer Moon in the final furlong.

Source: Read Full Article