“We were absolutely thrilled. He was only beaten by Aidan O’Brien’s one-two-three – and it was his handicap debut, so we didn’t know what to expect,” said Sam Hoskins, racing manger for owners Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds.
“Obviously you’re giving weight to lot of young improvers.
“It was very exciting, and we were thrilled. We might have a go at the big three-year-old mile-and-a-half handicap at Glorious Goodwood next.
“That might be the plan. We’ll see how it goes.”