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Frankie Dettori and Ryan Moore both ride winners at Kempton - in pictures

Moore struck first as First Receiver won in the colours of Queen Elizabeth II before Dettori guided John Gosden-trained Galsworthy to victory

Frankie Dettori and Ryan Moore hit the ground running on their return to action at Kempton on Tuesday.

Two of the best jockeys in the world, the pair sat out the opening day of the sport's comeback at Newcastle on Monday, but wasted little time in getting on the scoresheet at the Sunbury venue.

Moore struck first as First Receiver proved a cut above his rivals in carrying the colours of Queen Elizabeth II to glory in the Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day/British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Stakes.

Having hit the frame in both starts as a two-year-old, the Sir Micheal Stoute-trained son of New Approach hit the target on his third start with an impressive display in the mile prize.

Moore said: "Maybe the race fell apart a little bit with Hugo's [Palmer] horse [Imrahor] being pulled out and it was a bit of a mess down at the start, but it is good to get him started.

"He is a very straightforward colt and hopefully he will do well. It was just how the race unfolded being out in front. I suspect we will see him over further at some point."

Dettori only had one ride, the John Gosden-trained Galsworthy in the Unibet Casino Deposit £10 Get £40 Bonus Maiden Stakes.

Settled in second in the early stages, Galsworthy kicked four lengths clear in the straight, leaving the jubilant Dettori to celebrate just to the television cameras as racing is currently being staged behind closed doors.

He said: "We went a bit slow. He is a horse with more experience and I asked him at the two and he quickened really well. This surface gets really tiring so he was a little bit lethargic. I would like to see him on grass, but we got a race into him and hopefully it is upwards now."

Commenting on having his first ride back, Dettori joked on Racing TV: "It's good - I'm away from home.

"I think my wife is more pleased than me, I'll be honest with you."

Updated: June 2, 2020 10:22 PM



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