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Japan storms to success in King Edward VII Stakes
Posted in: Royal Ascot News
Aidan O'Brien's colt was providing a fourth success of the meeting for his jockey Ryan Moore, upholding the Derby form after his third to stablemate Anthony Van Dyck at Epsom.
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Japan was held up off a frenetic early pace before challenging wide to win as the 6-4 favourite, stretching clear by four and a half lengths from Bangkok and Eagles By Day.
O'Brien said of his winner: "This is a very smart horse.
"He's coming forward lovely, and we couldn't be happier. He's been progressing all the time."
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