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The Fugue Wins UK Gr1 Yorkshire Oaks
At York in the UK, elite 4YO mare The Fugue (Dansili-Twyla Tharp, by Sadler's Wells) earned a major black-type success when scoring by an emphatic 4-lengths for trainer John Gosden in the £354,250 Gr1 Yorkshire Oaks for 3YO+ f&m, over 3YO filly Venus De Milo (Duke Of Marmalade-Inchmahome, by Galileo) & 3YO filly Secret Gesture (Galileo-Shastye, by Danehill). The Fugue took her record to 4 wins (also including the Gr3 Musidora Stakes at York & Gr1 Nassau Stakes) and 5 placings (including the Gr1 Epsom Oaks, Gr2 Ribblesdale Stakes, 2012 Gr1 Yorkshire Oaks, Gr1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf & Gr1 Prince of Wales's Stakes) from 11 starts.