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Unsung Heroine and Look Here to run again

ST LEGER winner Conduit may be finished for the season, but three others who made the first five in the Classic could grace the turf again before the campaign draws to a close.

While Sir Michael Stoute indicated on Saturday that Conduit was finished for the year, runner-up Unsung Heroine, third home Look Here and fifth-placed Enroller may notbe, connections said on Sunday.

Unsung Heroine is being considered for the Prix de Royallieu at Longchamp on October 4 or the Breeders' Cup Marathon at Santa Anita three weekslater.

"She's home, she's safe and well, and seems okay," trainer Tommy Stack's son and assistant Fozzy said. "There were no excuses, she got beaten by a better colt on the day, but she ran a cracker.

"We were delighted with her and we'll see whether she runs again this year.We'll make our minds up in a couple of weeks. There are two options, the Breeders' Cup Marathon or the Prix de Royallieu."

Look Here, who on her previous start had taken the Oaks at Epsom, could also go to France next month.

"She may run again this year, I'd be 50-50 about that at the moment," trainer Ralph Beckett said.

"She's in the Prix de l'Opera on October 5 and that would be a possibility, but we'll see. She's come out of the St Leger fine, which is the main thing. She's sound andshe looks fine this morning."

Beckett added: "Having watched the replay, it's possible she didn't stay. She got hampered by the no-hoper going back, but I don't think it affected our finishing position. She ran a good race and she stays in trainingnext year."                 

Enroller is another who may go to the Arc meeting. Trainer William Muir said: "He ran a fantastic race at Doncaster, but I wasn't in the least bit surprised by that, because I knew for certain he wasn't the 150-1 shot that some of the bookmakers reckoned he was.

"He ate up everything we put in front of him when he got home and he's come out bouncing this morning, so, assuming all goes well over the next couple of weeks, I'm thinking in terms of one more start this year.

"There's a Listed race at Ascot at the end of the month, which may come a bit quick, or there's the Prix Chaudenay, a Group 2 event over 1m7f at Longchamp for three-year-olds on the eve of the Arc.

"That's the more likely possibility and, all being well, he'll go there before he's put away and then brought back to tackle Cup races next season."

Conduit, whose success completed a full set of British Classics for Sir Michael Stoute, is likely to be aimed at the major middle-distance races next season.

Peter Reynolds, racing manager to the Dalakhani colt's owners Ballymacoll Stud, said: "He's a nice horse for next year. He showed a nice turn of foot and it looked a reasonable Leger - after all, he's beaten an Oaks winner and Irish Derby winner."

He added: "He seems to go on any ground, and that's always going to be a bonus. These staying horses are coming back into fashion, which is great news."


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