It was a case of Troy Turner again in the feature Group III Hyperion Stakes at Belmont when he landed Black Tycoon a winner in a real charge to the line.
Have we lost some of the theatre of racing? This was one of the weighty matters that your fearless members of the fourth estate discussed in the press box on Saturday, June 8.
Veteran horseman Fred Kersley would give the Egyptian Sphinx and former top jockeyAthol George Mulley a run in the poker face stakes but he was quietly purring like a cat that had got the cream at Belmont yesterday.
Jerry Noske in winning treble Jerry Noske had her best day in racing with a winning treble at the mid week meeting at Belmont on May 22 while female trainers won the majority of the races.
It wasn’t so long ago that Steven Parnham was sitting third on the jockeys premiership but before the meeting on May 18 the eldest son of the racing clan had slipped back to equal seventh.