FRIDAY at Royal Ascot promised a lot and delivered plenty, but there were a few moments that may have escaped your attention.
We've done the hard work for you and looked at the best of the rest on Day 4.
Brian Meehan and a 100-1 shot ?
Aroha had next to no form to speak of when lining up in the Albany this afternoon, but, unbelievably, she almost won the Albany.
Indeed, if she hadn't been on the far side of the track she may well have done it, such was her superiority over her group.
Unfortunately it was a step too far but she flew from the rear and looks a really nice prospect for Brian Meehan.
Aye Aye, Charlie! ?
What a day for trainer Charlie Fellowes.
He saddled 33-1 shot Thanks Be to win the Sandringham – and she did it sensational style.
Fellowes has long been a handler on the rise, and now's his moment to really hit the big time.
Not so Pretty Pollyanna ?
The Coronation Stakes brought with it rather a big upset, with French raider Watch Me going on to score – but it was the effort of Pretty Pollyanna that caught my eye.
She set far too strong a pace under Silvestre De Sousa and understandably faded, but still appears to have a massive engine.
I hope connections consider dropping her back in trip as she was a top class sprinter at two and could be as good, if not better, a year on.
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