Galileo's Decorated Knight Takes the Jebel Hatta

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MEY, $300,000G1 Jebel Hatta S. (1800m)Winner: Decorated Knight (GB), h, 5 by Galileo (Ire)

DECORATED KNIGHT (GB) (h, 5, Galileo {Ire}–Pearling, by Storm Cat) made it three straight and a first Group 1 score in Saturday's G1 Jebel Hatta S. at Meydan–the local prep for the $6-million G1 Dubai Turf in three weeks' time. Racing under cover on the fence down the backstretch, Decorated Knight found daylight at the 300 metre mark and came flashing down the centre of the track and got up just in time to best Folkswood (GB) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}) by a neck in a time of 1:49.95. Muffri'Ha (Ire) (Iffraaj {GB}) checked in third.

O/B-Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar. T-Roger Charlton.

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