Stradivarius strolls to magnificent seven under Dettori to lift Doncaster Cup

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Even the weather was minding its manners on Friday as Stradivarius extended his winning streak in Yorkshire to seven races with a brisk dismissal of inferior rivals in the Group Two Doncaster Cup.

Had the deluge which started moments after the race arrived a few hours earlier, Trueshan, the only other Group One winner in the original field, might have taken his chance and given the favourite a race. In his absence, Stradivarius cruised to victory by two-and-a-half lengths, leaving no-one in any doubt as he did so that they had seen one of the all-time greats in the staying division.

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