Bonfire triumphs in Dante Stakes

Andrew Balding.

Bonfire enhanced his prospects for the Investec Derby with victory in the Betfred Dante Stakes at York.

Making his seasonal debut, the Andrew Balding-trained colt got the better of Ektihaam to take this Group Two test and book his place at Epsom.

The 3-1 shot won by three-quarters of a length with Fencing third.

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