Horse Racing - Favourite Farraaj wins Winter Derby

Farraaj lived up to his favourite tag to take victory in the Blue Square Bet Winter Derby by half a length at Lingfield.

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Horse Racing - Favourite Farraaj wins Winter Derby
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Jockey Andrea Atzeni and Farraaj

With Andrea Atzeni on board, the 6-4 shot held off the challenge of Robin Hoods Bay and Cai Shen to take the Group 3 win for the Roger Varian trained horse.

Second favourite Premio Loco could only finish fifth with Farraaj's victory coming in a course record time.

Earlier in the day Atzeni had been aboard Spring Cup winner Teophilip.

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