Frankie Dettori and Enable battle hard to win epic King George at Ascot

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ENABLE and Frankie Dettori battled hard in potentially the greatest race in recent years to win the King George. 

John Gosden’s superstar mare was made to pull out all the stops to hold off the brave Crystal Ocean in a thrilling finish at Ascot.

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Dettori said: “What a fight we had. I’m exhausted too, emotionally as well!

“For a furlong and a half we were on top and it was gloves off lets have a scrap.

“I’m lost for words. She is brilliant, the second is a great horse, he was the one to beat and the crowd got a fantastic horse race.”

Gosden added: “She’s a brave and wonderful filly and what a great battle with Crystal Ocean. A fantastic battle. He headed her and then she came back.

“It’s what you want to see, two great athletes, the best older horse and the best older filly together.”

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