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Horse Racing - Racing: Cachet after rare double at Longchamp

Qipco 1,000 Guineas winner Cachet will bid to become the first filly to follow up in the French equivalent for 12 years when she heads to Longchamp on Sunday.

The daughter of Aclaim gave Newmarket trainer George Boughey a breakthrough first Classic win at the Rowley Mile on 1st May, just three years after first taking out a licence.

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The victory was a first domestic Classic win for Highclere Thoroughbred Racing and the second leg of a memorable Classic double for jockey James Doyle, who had won the 2,000 Guineas on Coroebus just 24 hours earlier.

Doyle double

Doyle was winning for the first time on Cachet that day when he replaced William Buick who had steered her to a trial success in the Group 3 Nell Gwyn Stakes and made all the running to hold off Prosperous Voyage by a neck.

Boughey said: "Cachet has come out of the 1,000 Guineas in such great shape that it's very much all systems go for Longchamp on Sunday.

"We had the option of waiting for the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot but she's so well in herself that we've decided to go again with her this weekend."

He added: "I think the French 1,000 Guineas will suit her style of running as will the track layout and James Doyle will again take the ride. I didn't put her in the Irish Guineas because the easier mile at Longchamp is probably more favourable to her."

Rare triumph

Only one filly has completed the English-French 1,000 Guineas double this century when Special Duty did it in 2010 after securing the Newmarket version in the stewards room on the demotion of first past the post Jacqueline Quest.

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