Joe Root and Jos Buttler made important contributions too, as England recovered from off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake's three for 30 and defied the disturbing effect of having to start to set a score twice over
(16-1), the winner in 2010, was third for Sir Henry Cecil.
and Midday are respected, of course, but Await The Dawn strikes as being firmly on the ascent, and has been preserved for this race since Ascot.
HENRY Cecil's Twice Over
was a bitter disappointment as Victoire Pisa led home a one-two for Japan in the Dubai World Cup at Meydan.
, a sensational back-to-back winner of the prestigious Emirates Airline Champion Stakes has the World Cup in his cross hairs while quadruple Group 1 winning filly Snow Fairy attempts to outstay her male rivals and elope with the Sheema Classic which, together with the Dubai Duty Free, is the richest Turf race in the world.
VISION D'ETAT is taken to defy reigning title-holder Twice Over
and give France a third victory in Newmarket's Emirates Airline Champion Stakes (3.
The Galileo colt opened his account for the campaign by showing a blistering turn of foot to land the Juddmonte International on the Knavesmire, getting up late in the day to deny twice over
by half a length.
is set to make a surprise appearance in the Tattersalls Millions Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday.
gave Henry Cecil his fourth Coral-Eclipse Stakes with an all-the-way success in Sandown's prestigious Group One contest.
Trainer Henry Cecil had been sending out very positive signals about Twice Over
, the Champion Stakes winner and Breeders' Cup Classic third.
Now a six-year-old, Tranquil Tiger has been the high-profile work companion for his stablemate Twice Over
in recent weeks as he prepares for an assault on next week's Dubai World Cup.
But the punters who launched into hot favourite Fame And Glory had a day to forget as Twice Over
battled home to land the pounds 200,000 Champion Stakes.
EMOTIONAL Henry Cecil hit the heights yesterday when 14-1 chance Twice Over
proved Champion material.
was a further two and a half lengths back in third.
Sir Henry Cecil The Al Bahathri was the venue where Sir Henry Cecil decided to add the finishing touches to Twice Over
's preparation for Thursday's Weatherbys Earl of Sefton Stakes.