UlyssesUlysses showed he is getting better with age as he put his younger rivals in the shade to give Sir Michael Stoute a record-breaking sixth success in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.

Having finished second in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes last time out, the four-year-old claimed a second Group One of the season when making a successful switch back to a mile and a quarter to add to his victory in last month's Coral-Eclipse.

After early leader Cliffs Of Moher faded away, it was dual 2000 Guineas winner Churchill and St James's Palace Stakes hero Barney Roy who traded blows.

But sitting patiently in behind was an almost motionless Jim Crowley aboard the son of Galileo, waiting to pounce and make his move as late as possible.

Hitting the front around a furlong from home, the 4-1 scorer quickly asserted, crossing the line two lengths clear of Churchill, with his old rival Barney Roy back in third.