Superstar filly Enable is set to begin her latest campaign on the track next month. The primary target this season will be a record third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in Paris.
The 2017 and 2018 winner of Europe’s richest race failed in her bid for a third consecutive Arc back in October. She could only finish second in the race, which was won by Waldgeist.
Enable is the +500 favorite in the ante-post betting on the 2020 Arc. If you are looking to back the filly though, do think about picking up one of the horse racing betting offers, which may help you scoop a free bet on the race.
John Gosden’s runner went off at -200 in the 2019 renewal of the 1m4f contest, so she presents fantastic value at the latest odds she is trading at.
Horse racing fans were delighted when connections announced Enable would remain in training at the back end of last season. She is six years old now so the race in October could be the last on the track.
Enable became the fourth horse in history to win the Arc twice when she prevailed by a neck in 2018. Unfortunately, she has been a little unlucky with injuries over the last couple of years, which has meant she has not arrived at Longchamp with the best preparation.
Dual Arc Winner Favorite For A Number of Middle Distance Races
If everything goes well for Enable in training this season, we could see her in the majority of the major middle-distance races in the UK before the Arc.
The Eclipse at Sandown is expected to be the race where she makes her seasonal reappearance. The six-year-old won that contest in 2019 and she is the favorite in the betting to defend her crown.
The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes may then follow for Enable at Ascot. Gosden’s mare also won that race last year. She was made to work hard by Crystal Ocean who she beat by a narrow margin after going off as the -162.50 favorite.
One of the big middle-distance races Enable has yet to appear in is the International Stakes at York at their Ebor Meeting. The roll of honor for the 1m2f contest is really strong so connections are likely to be thinking about it in 2020.
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Enable goes into her latest campaign with a record which reads 13 wins from 15 starts. She has won ten Group One races, with her last success being the Yorkshire Oaks. The daughter of Nathaniel has an excellent chance of breaking the £10 million prize money barrier this season, which would be quite an achievement from a horse or mare.
Whatever happens before October, the Arc is sure to be a contest racing fans will not want to miss as Enable bows out. She has had one of the finest careers from any mare in the history of the sport so many will want to see her one last time on the track.