Cape Cross set off in front and although Josr
Algarhoud came with a promising- looking challenge at the furlong pole, Cape Cross would not be denied.
At the two furlong pole it looked briefly as though Dettori had chosen right when he brought Josr
Algarhoud to challenge on the outside but it was soon evident that he would not catch the leader.
The son of Josr
Algarhoud was staying on resolutely at Redcar, making a real battle of it with Spear only to be denied by a short head.
But Godolphin have Aljabr, winner of the pounds 250,000 one-mile contest last season, in the race and have hinted that Josr
Algarhoud and Diktat are the only other horses being considered for the event.
John Reid, leading from the start on Cape Cross, faced a challenge from Frankie Dettori on 8-11 favourite Josr
Algarhoud at the furlong pole, but heldoff his rival by a length and a half at 5-2 in the Group Two event.
JUST 20 minutes before a fabulous one-two in the King George at Ascot, Josr
Algarhoud underlined the strength of Godolphin's big-race hand with a smooth success in the Reed Print Beeswing Stakes at Newcastle.
Godolphin's all-blue colours took the big money at Newcastle as well when Josr
Algarhoud returned to racing action to land the Beeswing Stakes.
Trainer Mick Channon was putting the seal on a marvellous York, having won the Gimcrack Stakes with Josr
Algarhoud, but whether Ahmed Al Maktoum's filly will be with him next season is a moot point.
C'est a une epreuve a caractere assez complexe que nous sommes convies a plancher ce Samedi a l'hippodrome Abdelmajid Aouchiche du Caroubier dans le prix Josr
support aux paris Quarte et Quinte dans lequel se donneront la replique treize coursiers de 4 ans et plus qui formeront la ligne de depart de la course qui nous interesse et cela afin de determiner le cinq gagnant de ce Quinte, ce qui, il faut le reconnaEtre, n'est pas sans difficultes car a ce stade de la competition, tous les pronostics restent ouverts car l'epreuve en elle-meme presente un veritable equilibre des forces en presence oE il ne sera pas aise de [beaucoup moins que]denicher[beaucoup plus grand que] la bonne combinaison.
A fee for Prime Defender has yet to be decided but he will stand alongside Arabian Gleam (2012 fee: pounds 2,000), Josr
Algarhoud (pounds 1,000) and Mullionmileanhour (pounds 1,250).
The daughter of Gimcrack winner Josr
Algarhoud went into plenty of notebooks in mid-July when coming from last to first to take a Newbury maiden in smooth fashion.
Racing manager Simon Crisford said: "This would be Josr
Algarhoud's first try at a Group One.