BERKSHIRE BLUE took out the Shergar Cup Classic under jockey Joao Moreira for the Rest Of The World team.

The lightly-raced three-year-old was hanging in the straight but just held on in a photo finish to give trainer Andrew Balding a treble.

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Result of the 3.25 at Ascot:

  • 1st Berkshire Blue 9-2
  • 2nd Blue Laureate 12-1
  • 3rd Bayshore Freeway 8-1

Where did the favourite finish?

Gossip Column (10-3) tried to make all the running under Andrasch Starke, but he steadily faded in the closing stages.

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