Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore: A lot going for Ylang Ylang ahead of 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket

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Ryan has a strong chance of winning the 1,000 Guineas

Betfair Ambassador Ryan Moore has just the one ride at Newmarket on Sunday, but he has a great chance of winning the 1,000 Guineas aboard the well-fancied Ylang Ylang...

  • A wide open 1,000 Guineas says Ryan

  • Lots going for the well-fancied Ylang Ylang

  • Wouldn't swap her for any of the others


Ryan Moore Superboost (Ylang Ylang)

Ryan Moore was out of luck on City Of Troy in yesterday's 2,000 Guineas but the Betfair Ambassador holds leading claims of landing today's 1,000 Guineas aboard Ylang Ylang, and if you fancy the 3yo filly to finish in the top five today then you can back her at the super-boosted price of 6/42.50.

Back Ylang Ylang to finish Top 5 in 15:40 Newmarket @ 6/42.50

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15:40 - 1,000 Guineas: Ylang Ylang

The most obvious thing to say about the 1,000 Guineas is that it is wide-open. There is no stand-out going into the race, and it is a winnable Classic.

However, I do think my filly and the Moyglare winner Fallen Angel deserve their place at the head of the market, as Group 1 winners - along with Porta Fortuna, they are the only fillies to have scored in the top grade - with arguably the best form.

We clearly didn't run our race when last of nine to Karl's filly in the Moyglare - just put a line through that - and she showed what we always thought she was capable of when beating Shuwari and See The Fire in the Fillies' Mile here.

Proven track form is always a positive and, although her pedigree and run-style hints that she will be get further down the line, she will be suited by a mile here.

I do have a lot of time for a few of these though, and you could argue Ramatuelle isn't far off being the form filly on her Morny second, she has had a good prep, and she should see out this mile well enough on pedigree, being a Justify.

As I said, there isn't a dominant filly in the race, and it is all to play for a few in here - Dance Sequence ran well despite being beaten in the Nell Gwyn - but Ylang Ylang has a lot going for her.

She maybe has a bit to do, but if she is beaten, then I don't think it will be by far, so I genuinely wouldn't swap her for any of the others.


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