sport news Deirdre denies Frankie Dettori at Goodwood as Japanese horse wins the Group ...

Deirdre denies Frankie Dettori at Goodwood as Japanese horse wins the Group One Nassau Stakes Deirdre ended Frankie Dettori's run of Group One wins at Glorious Goodwood Oisin Murphy guided the five-year-old home ahead of Dettori and Mehdaayih  Dettori won the Goodwood Cup on Tuesday and Sussex Stakes on Wednesday 

By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail

Published: 20:53 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 20:53 BST, 1 August 2019

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Deirdre became only the second Japanese-trained horse to win in Britain when swooping late to grab the £600,000 Group One Nassau Stakes.

The 20-1 outsider passed the better fancied Mehdaayih in the final furlong, denying Frankie Dettori another big-race win.

Wins in Europe are coveted by the Japanese racing industry, especially the elusive Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe after they have suffered agonising near-misses, including the second place of Orfevre on 2012.

Deirdre passed the better fancied Mehdaayih in the final furlong to win the Nassau Stakes

Deirdre passed the better fancied Mehdaayih in the final furlong to win the Nassau Stakes

In 2000, Japanese-trained sprinter Agnes World made

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