BARSHIBA ON COURSE FOR YORKSHIRE OAKS BARSHIBA could bid for Group One glory at York.BARSHIBA could bid for Group One glory at York next month following her impressive display in the Bet365 Lancashire Oaks The Lancashire Oaks is a Group 2 flat horse race in the United Kingdom for three-year-old and above thoroughbred fillies and mares. It is run over a distance of 1 mile 3 furlongs and 200 yards (2,396 metres) at Haydock Park Racecourse in July. at Haydock last Saturday.
The five-year-old was not one of the leading fancies but powered clear of her rivals in the straight to score with plenty to spare.
The victory came as no surprise to trainer David Elsworth David Elsworth (b. 1951) is a horse trainer living in the United Kingdom. He is perhaps best known for being the trainer of Desert Orchid.
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"She did it very well and I wasn't surprised as some of her form was very good," said Elsworth.
"She was only beaten seven lengths by the colts in the Hardwicke at Royal Ascot the time before, but I suppose everyone was looking at the three-year-old fillies that were coming through.
"We'll look at the Yorkshire Oaks and I suppose the Oaks winner Sariska could also turn up there. There is a hefty weight-for-age allowance still and we have to give those three-year-olds a lot of weight."