Tartan sprints to Dante triumph

Tartan Bearer showed a willing attitude when finding plenty for pressure as he ran out a narrow winner of the totesport.com Dante Stakes at York.

Trained by Sir Michael Stoute and ridden by Ryan Moore, the 10-1 scorer was last in the early stages but soon made up ground when asked for his effort.

Settling down to scrap it out with 14-1 chance Frozen Fire inside the distance, the son of Spectrum always looked on top and stuck his neck out to grab the spoils.

Henry Cecil’s Twice Over, sent off the 4-6 favourite, had every chance but failed to quicken inside the final quarter-mile and had to settle for third.

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