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Dead-Heat in Irish St Leger at Curragh

TRAINER John Gosden recorded an outstanding St Leger double, although he had to share the honours at the Curragh as Duncan dead-heated with Jukebox Jury in a thrilling battle to the line.

Masked Marvel had romped to victory in the oldest Classic at Doncaster but just over half an hour later the result of the Irish equivalent was less clear cut. The game Mark Johnston-trained Jukebox Jury had attempted to hold off Duncan and Eddie Ahern from the top of the straight, but both horses crossed the line locked together.

Those who had backed the 8-13 favourite Fame And Glory knew their fate a long way out, as Aidan O'Brien's runner failed tofire and finished well beaten.
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