Usurping the Ballydoyle battalion for favouritism in Sunday’s G1 Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at The Curragh, Quorto (IRE) showed his mettle to emulate his sire Dubawi’s 2004 success and register a career high in battling fashion.
— Thoroughbred Daily News

Handily placed in third after breaking alertly from the outside gate, Quorto (IRE), the crowd’s 11-8 choice, was shaken up to challenge at the quarter-mile marker and kept on strongly under forceful urging in the closing stages.

It was a big day for Darley’s Dubawi, who was also responsible for G1 Prix Vermeille winner Kitesurf (GB); G2 Prix Niel victor Brundtland (Ire); and German listed winner Lunar Maria (GB).

Photo: Racing Post

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