But he produced a sustained final-furlong run that took him to the front in the last stride, the winning margin being a short head
, with a further length and a half back to amore Hass.
He came with a fine late run in a seven-furlong handicap but the leader Half Way just managed to cling on by a short head
But Bescot Springs wouldn't give in and a final surge saw him get to within a short head
of the equally brave Finaghy Ayr at the line.
Code Of Honour came flying out of the pack and was in front a stride after the post, but Educate was a short head
in front where they pay.
I did think I had won, even though it was only a short head
Saqlaawy 1350 was a length behind in third and Obeyaan 1335 fourth, another short head
The runner-up's trainer James Moffatt said: "I just can't get off the mark, he has run a great race but I can't believe we have been beaten by a short head
The 12-1 chance tracked uneasy 6-4 favourite Corrybrough and forged two lengths clear, with Balthazaar's Gift just a short head
However, he still closed the useful winner We'll Come to a short head
at the line and is well worth a look next time.
Tybalt travelled well that day and hit the front looking all over the winner only to be denied a short head
by the fast finishing Adagio.
Winning trainer Marcus Tregoning may have got stopped for speeding on the way to the track, but luckily put his colt into overdrive, the 6-1 chance being delivered to perfection on the line by Martin Dwyer to deny 66-1 outsider Dragon Dancer by a short head
The Manchester-born rider saw his mount go down by a short head
to Sir Percy in a pulsating finish to the premier Classic at Epsom.
The eight-year-old got up by a short head
to see off Libre last time and he can continue his purple patch with another solid show.
GUTSY gelding Vortex clinched a dramatic Criterion Stakes by a short head
to cap a week to remember for trainer Gay Kelleway at Newmarket yesterday.
Michael Bell's filly came out third best, beaten a short head
and a head, by Tora Bora and Littleton Arwen in what was her first attempt at seven furlongs.