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Maxios Mare Lands Third Consecutive Stakes Contest

Liberty London (5m Maxios - Ledicea, by Medicean) made it three from three this season when landing the Group 3 Fritz Henkel Stiftung-Rennen at Dusseldorf on Sunday.

A Listed winner last season, the Gestut Ittlingen homebred impressed at Listed and Group 3 level on her two previous starts and dropped back to a mile to complete the hat-trick. Tracking the leader under Eduardo Pedroza, Waldemar Hickst’s charge was shaken up approaching the two furlong marker and ran on well to lead inside the final furlong. She scored by three parts of a length on the line, with another three and a half lengths back to the third horse.

The best performer out of the Stakes-placed Ledicea, Liberty London hails from the first crop of Castlehyde Stud sire Maxios.