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Lillie Langtry wins the Coronation Stakes Royal Ascot 18.06.2010

Lillie Langtry (second right) is out of the Darshaan mare Hoity Toity

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Lillie Langtry gets double up for Danehill Dancer

Coronation Stakes (Group 1), Ascot, 1m, 3yo fillies

LILLIE LANGTRY (f Danehill Dancer - Hoity Toity by Darshaan)

Breeder: Kevin Lynch

LILLIE LANGTRY atoned for an unlucky fifth in last month's Irish 1,000 Guineas by comfortably winning the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday.

The filly, trained by Aidan O'Brien for Coolmore, won the lucrative Tattersalls Timeform Fillies' 800 and Group 2 Debutante Stakes last year.

In the process of winning the Coronation Stakes, Lillie Langtry gave her sire Danehill Dancer a double on day four of Royal Ascot, after her paternalhalf-sister Memory won the Albany Stakes that opened the card.

The Coronation Stakes was a clean sweep for Coolmore sires, with Gile Na Greine (by Galileo) filling the runner-up spot and Jacqueline Quest (Rock Of Gibraltar) in third.

Lillie Langtry was bred in Ireland by Kevin Lynch, out of the unraced Darshaan mare Hoity Toity, from the family of Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte winner Lead On Time and Cork and Orrery Stakes hero Great Commotion.

She was sold as a foal at Tattersalls to Ashtown House Stud for 70,000gns, and was resold at in the same sale ring as a yearling for 230,000gns, when McKeever St Lawrence signed the docket.

Lillie Langtry is bred on the same Danehill Dancer-Darshaan cross as triple Listed-winner Jalmira.




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