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CANFORD CLIFFS arrived at Royal Ascot with a score to settle and left at the top in the three-year-old miling division after proving his worth in the St James's Palace Stakes.
Dominic Gardiner-Hill, who is responsible for the miling division, revealed another surprising nugget when he said: "The best three-year-old performance over a mile all year came from Camelot in the Guineas.
"I'm particularly thrilled that following the outstanding success Jim Bolger experienced at Goffs November Sales last year, where we illustrated in record-breaking style that Goffs can and do attract the biggest buyers and achieve the best prices when given the best horses, he has returned with another unique offering in Teo's Sister, who would be an excellent addition to any breeding operation." Tom Pennington Dream off to stud DREAM EATER, a regular performer in many of the top miling events for Andrew Balding, has been retired to stand at Graham Heal's Vauterhill Stud near Umberleigh in Devon.
But what he did was a truly monumental achievement, a miling milestone.''
The aggression of Radcliffe's running continued over the final part of the race, where only a steep climb between the 10 and 11 mile sector saw her slowed to over five-minute miling.
Yet many verdicts on The Grey Gatsby's Leopardstown victory partly attributed the success to a misjudged ride by Joseph O'Brien on Australia, while the horse began 2015 with a four-and-aquarter length defeat to emerging miling star Solow in the 1m1f Dubai Turf in March.
Marsh Hawk and Osaila have the form to go well, but the Hannon horses don't appear as forward as they sometimes are at this stage of the season and don't forget Sky Lantern was beaten in this race two years ago before going on to prove herself the best three-year-old miling filly of the year.
Dominic Gardiner-Hill, who is responsible for the miling division, said: "In terms of Frankel's published mark I shall probably leave him on 135, although that might go either up or down a pound or so when the handicappers all meet in Hong Kong in December."
The best of your emails Frankel's big moment Now Frankel has the perfect opportunity to confirm his status as one of the modern day miling greats, alongside the likes of Kris and El Gran Senor, by putting on an Ascot super-show.