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Saturday 20 September 2014

Michael Owen on a winner as Brown Panther romps home at Goodwood

Tom Peacock

Published 01/08/2013 | 15:33

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Michael Owen
Michael Owen

BROWN Panther, bred and part-owned by former England striker Michael Owen, ran out an impressive winner of the Artemis Goodwood Cup.

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Running over two miles for only the second time in his career, the five-year-old showed plenty of stamina and class to strike by three and a half lengths from Ahzeemah.

Richard Kingscote was trapped in behind horses on the 13-2 shot with two furlongs to run, but when the gap came Brown Panther shot clear and the race was over within a matter of strides.

The German raider Altano made late headway to claim third, but the 3-1 favourite Mount Athos was given plenty to do from the rear of the field and never looked like winning.

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