When the "best quotes of 2018" are published in December there will be plenty to choose from - notably President Donald Trump and politician Boris Johnson. In sporting circles, they can nominate trainer John Gosden's quote after his star filly, Enable, won her second Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday. He said: "It's like a manager with a top player who always gives you 100 percent. You can build your team around her." Despite being sidelined for the majority of the year with knee issues, Enable responded to the urgings of 47 year-old jockey, Frankie Dettori, to beat home another talented female, Sea of Class and the French-trained longshot, Cloth Of Stars. It was pointed out in Business Day on Friday that Cloth Of Stars looked "hugely overpriced at 40-1" and she paid over R5 for a place on the tote. Dettori, who was winning this prestigious race for the sixth time, admitted he was "the most nervous I've ever been" before an Arc. "There was pressure on all of us. The world...

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