represents two years of work on the part of Davidson, whose ongoing Tre Vero clothing line is sold in more than 160 Dillard's stores across the country, and fellow designer Leslie Dennis.
But the race wasn't run to suit Strong Suit
and on another day he would have won.
The four-year-old, who won three Group races last year, hinted he was on the way back when narrowly failing to reel in the cannily-ridden Lethal Force in the Hungerford at Newbury last month and Strong Suit
could earn an end-ofseason tilt at huge prizes in Australia or America if he lands a first Group 1 success under Richard Hughes this afternoon.
Although Ortensia easily has the beating of most of this field, the curveball contender could feasibly be Strong Suit
, who is worth serious consideration at the prices.
He was only beaten two lengths by Strong Suit
in this race last year and he went back there in the autumn and won the Supreme Stakes.
missed the Lockinge, but, having won the seven-furlong Jersey Stakes here last year, lifted two Group 2 events as well as finishing a close third in the Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly last July.
The miling squad is hardly threadbare at the Richard Hannon stable, with Strong Suit
, who swerved this assignment in preference for a trip to France, and Dick Turpin still on the scene, but the retirement through injury of Canford Cliffs is still keenly felt.
Richard Hughes steers Strong Suit
to a smooth success at Goodwood yesterday
His Strong Suit
was the most memorable Royal Ascot winner for me and he has to be favourite on the book.
Both his Samuel Morse (fourth) and Zoffany (sixth) were well beaten by Strong Suit
at Ascot and his Emperor Hadrian does not look good enough.
The Michael Jarvis-trained colt looked a serious horse in the making despite being beaten in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot by would-be superstar Strong Suit
The Jarvis representative actually looked all over the winner entering the final furlong, but idled in front as Strong Suit
hit top gear from a troublesome position.
But logic is not the strong suit
of ``Said So's'' script, which was brought to us by a couple of writers of ``Stepmom'' and even lesser works.
However, domesticity is not Hattie's strong suit
, and soon all three members in the household are not happy.
It's not our strong suit
, and the discussion is far removed from modern concerns.