Condon lands Lowther as Miss Amulet denies Sacred in Knavesmire duel

Two new relationships combined to give James Doyle a second success in the Sky Bet Lowther Stakes.

It was only at the start of this truncated turf campaign that Chris Humpleby properly took over as agent to the Godolphin jockey. When entries for the Lowther came out on Thursday it was Humpleby who honed in on Lady Amulet as an attractive outside mount in the Lowther — and she proved very attractive indeed, fending off the challenge of favourite Sacred to score for trainer Ken Condon.

“My agent was pretty chuffed when we got on her,” said Doyle. “His view was that you would need experience in the race and I think that experience really counted late on.

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