Anthem Alexander completes big double for Starspangledbanner

Starspangledbanner pulled off a remarkable Royal Ascot double when his first-crop daughter Anthem Alexander battled to victory in the Queen Mary Stakes yesterday, 24 hours after her paternal half-brother The Wow Signal had won the Coventry Stakes.

The freshman son of Choisir has one other runner at the royal meeting – Effusive in tomorrow’s Albany Stakes. If she were to win, it would match the achievement of New Approach two years ago, when his offspring Dawn Approach, Newfangled and Tha’Ir gave him a first-crop treble.

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