Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks

Aidan O'Brien's Minding and jockey Ryan Moore
Minding and jockey Ryan Moore

Newmarket 1000 Guineas heroine Minding showed her true class in winning the Investec Oaks at Epsom by 1 3/4 lengths from Architecture in second, with Harlequeen a further 8 lengths back in third.

The 10/11 favourite found trouble in running on a couple of occasions, but jockey Ryan Moore eventually found room, and wore down Architecture on the run to the line. It was a superb run from Aidan O’Brien’s filly, coming only 12 days after failing to win the Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh. On that occasion she finish 2nd to Jet Setting, after hitting her face off the stalls while trying to anticipate the start.Continue reading “Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks”