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KEMPTON RACE REVIEW: James Doyle lands brilliant 2-timer in midweek Surrey fixture

Godolphin kept up their fine Kempton Park record on Wednesday night as James Doyle landed a double

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DUBAI, UAE, 14th Jan 2016. James Doyle, waits to mount Promising Run before the start of the UAE 2000 Guineas Trial Sponsored By DP World UAE at the Meydan racetrack. Doyle won the race to give Godolphin their first victory at the 2016 Dubai Racing Carniv

James Doyle ensured he had a worthwhile trip to Kempton Park on Wednesday evening after landing a double aboard Tinderbox and Camerata, respectively.

WATCH: TINDERBOX AND JAMES DOYLE WIN AT THE SECOND TIME OF ASKING AT KEMPTON PARK [CREDIT: RACING TV]

John & Thady Gosden’s aforementioned Goldolphin contender shed her maiden status at the second time of asking in easy style, seeing off fellow royal-blue Silk Romance in the Unibet/British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes.

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John (pictured) & Thady Gosden won with their only runner of the night in Sunbury last night

That was followed up in the next contest as Simon & Ed Crisford were another training duo to land honours in midweek as Camerata, a daughter of the mighty Kingman, justified 13/8 favouritism by a nose under Doyle.

WATCH: CAMERATA GIVES JAMES DOYLE A DOUBLE ON THE CARD AS SHE GRIMLY HOLDS OFF MAGNIFICENCE BY A NOSE [CREDIT: RACING TV]

Nicola Currie enjoyed a fine day at Ascot’s Shergar Cup last Saturday and she picked up a winner on the night as Sharla was a surprise 22-1 victor, while William Buick reduced the deficit in the flat jockeys’ championship to 12 as Heath Rise won the finale.

2G40FR0 Dragon Symbol ridden by Oisin Murphy looks on after crossing the line first in the Commonwealth Cup, however the decision was overturned in favour of Campanelle (not pictured) ridden by Frankie Dettori following a stewards enquiry during day four of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Picture date: Friday June 18, 2021.
Oisin Murphy remains convincingly at the head of the 2021 Flat Jockeys Championship standings with 93 wins

The remaining successors on the card were Thatsthefinest and Sun Power.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.

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