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UK Gr2 Winner For Freshman Shuttler New Approach
Also at Royal Ascot overnight, 5-time Gr1-winning freshman shuttler & former European Champion 2YO & 3YO New Approach (Galileo-Park Express, by Ahonoora) added a UK juvenile group success when unbeaten Irish-bred colt Dawn Approach (New Approach-Hymn Of The Dawn, by Phone Trick) maintained his perfect record with a 0.75-lengths victory in the £85,000 (A$136,000) Gr2 Coventry Stakes (6 furlongs) for 2YOs. Dawn Approach ( ridden by Kevin Manning for trainer Jim Bolger) defeated fellow Irish-bred colt Olympic Glory (Choisir-Acidanthera, by Alzao) & US-bred colt Cristoforo Colombo. Dawn Approach took his record to 4 wins (also including last start's Irish Listed Rochestown Stakes over 6 furlongs at Naas on June 4) from 4 starts for £99,391 (A$159,000) earnings.