Chiefofchiefs triumphs at Ascot but trainer Fellowes brands it ‘worst training performance all week

Chiefofchiefs triumphs at Ascot but trainer Fellowes brands it ‘worst training performance all week


Chiefsofchiefs beats Burmese Waltz in the Silver Wokingham at the Royal Ascot but trainer Charlie Fellowes brands 20-1 shot’s win as ‘the worst training performance all week’

  • Chiefofchiefs was victorious in the Silver Wokingham at the Royal Ascot 
  • It was Charlie Fellowes second win after Onassis won the Sandringham Stakes
  • But the trainer described his victory as the worst training performance all week 

Newmarket trainer Charlie Fellowes landed his second race of the meeting with William Buick-ridden Chiefofchiefs in the Silver Wokingham Handicap and the branded his win ‘the worst training performance you will see all week’.

The 20-1 shot’s length-and-a-quarter victory from Burmese Waltz came in the 27th race of his career and on the seven-year-old’s first start at six furlongs. He has raced five times at a mile and a quarter.

Fellowes said: ‘I am absolutely furious with myself. That is the worst training performance you will see all week.

Chiefofchiefs triumphed in the Silver Wokingham Handicap at the Royal Ascot on Saturday

But trainer Charlie Fellowes branded his win as 'the worst training performance all week'

But trainer Charlie Fellowes branded his win as ‘the worst training performance all week’

‘It has taken me until he is seven to get his trip right and I have called this horse every name under the sun, thinking he was a monkey and not putting it all in. 

‘Actually, it has all been my fault but all’s well that ends well.’

Fellowes won Thursday’s Sandringham Stakes with Hayley Turner-ridden Onassis. Having provided Turner with Thanks Be, the 2019 winner of that race, Fellowes now has three Royal Ascot winners since moving into the stable formerly occupied by Derby winning trainer Luca Cumani.

Fellowes added: ‘Royal Ascot has always been the pinnacle for me and when I set up training a winner at the meeting was always the dream.’

Fellowes also won Thursday's Sandringham Stakes with the Hayley Turner-ridden Onassis

Fellowes also won Thursday’s Sandringham Stakes with the Hayley Turner-ridden Onassis



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