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So You Think Denies Carlton House at Royal Ascot

03.09.2011 The Irish Champion Stakes from Leopardstown. The Aidan O'Brien trained So You Think ridden by Seamus (Seamie) (J A) Heffernan win the Group 1 Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes

Prince Of Wales's Stakes (Group 1) 1m 2f, 4yo+

So You Think registered a tenth success at the highest level as he denied Carlton House a fairytale win for the Queen at Royal Ascot in her Diamond Jubilee year.

The two-and-a-quarter-length win took So You Think through the £5 million career earnings mark, completed a double on the afternoon for trainer Aidan O'Brien and provided his son Joseph with a first win at Royal Ascot.

Sent off the well-backed 4-5 favourite, So You Think managed to go one place better in the race than last year when he was beaten at 4-11.

Carlton House had looked momentarily like he was going to post a popular win as he came with a challenge under Ryan Moore up the rail but he was never able to head So You Think and finished just a half-length in front of the third-placed Farhh.

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