Hollie Doyle lands first Classic success as Nashwa wins French Oaks

By: PA Media Monday 20 June 2022
  • Prix de Diane at Chantilly goes to Gosden youngster
  • Nashwa holds off late surge from 50-1 La Parisienne

Nashwa provided Hollie Doyle with her first Classic success after a thrilling victory in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly.

So impressive in winning her first two starts of the season at Haydock and Newbury, the Frankel filly was last seen finishing a creditable third in the Oaks at Epsom. Turning out 16 days later for the French equivalent, John and Thady Gosden’s youngster was the 7-4 favourite under her record-breaking rider and got the job done in determined style.

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