The Lark (15/8f) won the Group 2 DFS Park Hill Stakes under Jamie Spencer as the race was marred by a horror fall for leading lady rider, Hayley Turner.
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Turner was riding Seal Of Approval for James Fanshawe and appeared to clip the heels of Alta Lilea as they went just inside the two furlong marker.
The horse galloped away apparently none-the-worse for the spill but the rider, who had only recently returned to action from a broken ankle suffered in July, was later transferred to Doncaster Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
In the race itself, Coquet attempted to set the fractions under Silvestre de Sousa but Hughie Morrison's filly was merely a sitting duck for the rest as the pace began to quicken with three to travel and the market leaders began to make their moves.
Jamie Spencer had been keen to sit well off the pace and The Lark appeared to be moving with particular fluency as they entered the final couple of furlongs and though Phiz came to briefly challenge, she always looked to have the upper hand.
The Lady Bamford-owned filly had finished third in the Epsom Oaks on her penultimate start, but had questions to answer following a meek reverse in France in June.
Bell said of the favourite: "In the Oaks she was a bit unlucky - she got trapped, and Saint-Cloud was a disaster tactically. It's good she has shown what she is capable of.
"There's the Royallieu on Arc weekend, depending on if the ground is suitable, but we may look at the fillies' race at Ascot on Champions Day."