He won by 1.5 metres in 1.56.7 over the 2400 metres , last half in 53. After settling in the one /one he was blocked for a run approaching the final bend. A masterly drive from Chris Alford saw him work clear , pull to the outside and catch the leaders in a withering sprint home.
The son of Somebeachsomewhere - Aston Vill USA has an imposing record ; 15 career starts 11 wins and three seconds . He is a two time Group 1 winner with stakes of $355,390 for trainer Emma Stewart and owner / breeders Lauriston Bloodstock.