SEA THE STARS completes the Guineas/Derby double with success over Fame And Glory at Epsom in 2009

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    Sea The Stars becomes the first horse since Nashwan in 1989 to follow up in the Derby after winning the 2000 Guineas. The morning favourite was superceded in the betting just before the off by Fame And Glory, who was sent off 9/4 favourite and finished second, but in the closing stages, Sea The Stars gave his supporters little cause for worry as he struck the front with two furlongs to run and ran home strongly to win by a length and three-quarters.

    His victory gave trainer John Oxx his second Derby win following Sinndar’s triumph in 2000 while jockey Mick Kinane was notching his third success in the race, having also won on Commander In Chief in 1993 and on Sea The Stars’ half-brother Galileo in 2001.

    This was to become the second of six Group Ones for Sea The Stars, retired at the end of this season after confirming himself the best of his generation between a mile and a mile and a half.

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