Charm Spirit Kicks On At Headquarters

Racing for the same combination of trainer John Gosden and owners Qatar Racing Ltd who have enjoyed a brilliant European season with Roaring Lion, Kick On raced in the leading division before accelerating strongly to the line for a facile 2 ½ length victory to become his sire Charm Spirit’s 17th individual winner for the season.

“Kick On has a great stride and he’ll handle pretty much any ground. A stiff mile suits him”, commented Gosden post-race.

“We’ll look at the pedigree carefully, he obviously stays a mile and he’s by Charm Spirit who was a fabulous miler and I see no reason not to run him again this year”.

Leading jockey Oisin Murphy was equally impressed with his mounts performance.

“Charm Spirit is really making a mark at the moment and it’s nice to have one to really look forward to”, said Murphy.

The Gr.1 Doncaster Racing Post Trophy over 1600m next month looks a possible target for Kick On who has the scope to continue his improvement and develop into an imposing three-year-old.

Charm Spirit’s impressive first crop also includes recent Gr.3 winning filly Yourtimeisnow, successful in the 1200m Dick Poole Stakes at Salisbury.

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