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Medburn Dream comes out on top in The Investec Click & Invest Mile Handicap Stakes after Stewards Enquiry

Medburn Dream claimed his second Epsom success in the Investec Click & Invest Mile Handicap.

It is over two years since the five-year-old struck gold at the course and distance, but he returned in fine form after winning for the first time since joining Peter Hedger on his seasonal reappearance at Windsor.

Ridden by Franny Norton, Medburn Dream was asked to go about his business with over two furlongs still to race and although he hung right up the camber late on, the 5-1 winner passed the post a length and a quarter ahead of Mythical Madness.

The stewards had a look into the closing stages at a subsequent inquiry, but the placings remained unaltered.

Hedger said: "I literally had him for 10 days last season and he ran once at Newmarket. He was gelded through the winter and I said I'd have him back as long as he was gelded as he was still a bit cheeky.

"I would think that's a career-best. He did well in the winter and after being gelded we brought him along slowly. I wanted to run him before Windsor, but everything didn't go to plan.

"He went to Windsor on good to firm and didn't really like it, but still won. This was the next option.

"I said to a lot of people that I really fancied him today and I didn't want egg on my face. He always hangs to the right and at Windsor he has the rail to help him.

"We said if he won again we might go to Goodwood for the big mile handicap.

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