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Seal Of Approval Wins UK Gr1 British Champions F&M Stakes
At Ascot in the UK, triple Gr1-winning former English Derby victor & Darley shuttler Authorized (Montjeu-Funsie, by Saumarez) added a Gr1 success when 4YO mare Seal Of Approval (Authorized-Hannda, by Dr Devious) scored by 4-lengths for trainer Jamie Fanshawe in the £530,000 Gr1 British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (12 furlongs) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mare Belle De Crecy (Rock of Gibraltar-Bloemfontain, by Cape Cross) & 3YO filly Talent (New Approach-Prowess, by Peintre Celebre). This was the first Gr1 victory for the very talented Seal Of Approval who took her record to 4 wins (including the Listed Chalice Stakes) & a placing from 6 starts for £334,009 earnings.