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Defoe scores at Newbury to earn Leger price cut

| 19.08.2017

Coral has cut Defoe to 7-1 (from 10-1) for next month’s St Leger, following the colt’s victory in this afternoon’s Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury.  Capri and Crystal Ocean are the 7-2 joint favourites for the season’s final Classic.

Elsewhere, Lady Aurelia is the 5-4 (from 6-4) favourite for next week’s Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes, while Barney Roy is the clear 5-2 (from 11-4) market leader with Coral for the Juddmonte International.

**William Hill St Leger
7-2 Capri, Crystal Ocean, 9-2 Stradivarius, 7 Defoe, 8 Shakeel, 9 Coronet, 10 Rekindling, 12 Raheen House, 16 Benbatl, Count Octave, 20 Douglas Macarthur, Glencadam Glory, Orderofthegarter, Sir John Lavery, Venice Beach, Yucatan, 25 Bar

**Juddmonte International
5-2 Barney Roy, 11-4 Churchill, 3 Ulysses, 8 Cliffs Of Moher, 10 Shutter Speed, 12 Nezwaah, 14 Decorated Knight, 16 So Mi Dar, 20 Deauville, 25 Bar

**Great Voltigeur
11-8 Cracksman, 6 Capri, Mirage Dancer, 9 Venice Beach, 10 Spanish Steps, 11 Douglas Macarthur, 12 Khalidi, 14 Count Octave, 16 Raheen House, Rekindling, 20 Atty Persse, 25 On To Victory, 33 Bar

**Darley Yorkshire Oaks
3-10 Enable, 6 Nezwaah, 8 Queen’s Trust, 12 Coronet, Journey, 14 Abingdon, 16 Alluringly, 33 Turret Rocks, 40 Natural Scenery,

**Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes
5-4 Lady Aurelia, 7-4 Battaash, 10 Marsha, 16 Profitable, Washington DC, 20 Priceless, 25 Muthmir, Take Cover, Alpha Delphini, Final Venture, 33 Goldream, Cotai Glory, 40 Bar

**Betfred Ebor
13-2 Flymetothestars, 14 Dal Harraild, Higher Power, Kidmenever, Mount Logan, Scarlet Dragon, 16 Dubka, Ivan Grozny, Natural Scenery, Renneti, Riven Light, Soldier In Action, Spanish Steps, Star Storm, Top Tug, Wild Hacked, 20 Bar


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David Stevens

David joined Coral as PR manager in 2001, having previously worked at the
Racing Post. Now in the role of Head of PR, he is involved in all aspects
of the company's media relations, providing the latest racing betting news , as well as Coral's sponsorship and event
portfolio. A keen sports fan, and long-suffering Portsmouth supporter (the
two are not always connected), when not working he will normally be found
heading south, or east or west, to the sun, and that liking for the sunshine
explains why he will always prefer flat racing to the jumps.