Tension and excitement build, waiting for the Juddmore International Stakes race to begin August 21 in the Ebor Meet at York, England.
LaFranco Dettori rides Authorized towards the racecourse. The horse is trained by Peter Chapple-Hyam and is owned by Saleh Al Homeizi and Imad Al Sagar.
Here they come, full speed ahead!
The horses round the bend at a spirited pace.
Dettori powers Authorized past strong competitors Dylan Thomas, Duke of Marmelade and NotNowCato.
Dettori urges Authorized onward towards the finish line.
He's got it! Authorized wins the Juddmonte International Stakes, Group 1, Class 1! Racing pundits expect Authorized to be a strong contender at the Prix de l'arc de Triomphe on October 7 at Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris.
Race officials and photographers wait for Frankie Dettori to ride Authorized into the Winner's Circle at York.
One of the horse's owners is interviewed by local television.
An Equidia television reporter from Paris interviews one of Authorized's happy owners.
A jubiliant LaFranco Dettori riding Authorized is led into the Winner's Circle.
Dettori talks to officials, after his traditional victory leap from the horse.
Mission accomplished, Frankie Dettori heads to the jockey quarters for post-race procedures.
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