Auxerre adds to Godolphin glory with Lincoln Handicap win at Doncaster
- Godolphin-owned Auxerre became shortest-priced winner of Lincoln Handicap
- Jockey James Doyle controlled the race from the front at Doncaster
- Sheik Mohammed’s outfit also dominated the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan
Auxerre became the shortest-priced winner of the Lincoln Handicap in living memory at Doncaster on a great day for owner Godolphin.
Jockey James Doyle controlled the race from the front on the Charlie Appleby-trained 5-2 favourite.
He comfortably beat Kynren by two-and-a-quarter lengths.
Jockey James Doyle rode Auxerre to victory in the Lincoln Handicap at Doncaster
Sheik Mohammed’s outfit also dominated the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan.
Thunder Snow, trained by Saeed bin Suroor, became the first back-to-back winner of the Dubai World Cup itself.
Meanwhile, Appleby and jockey William Buick combined for a treble with Blue Point (Al Quoz Sprint), Cross Counter (Dubai Gold Cup) and Old Persian (Sheema Classic).
The victory by the favourite capped a successful day for Auxerre’s owners Godolphin