Sodashi, the all-white unicorn of Japanese racing, took her winning streak to five in the Oka Sho, the first Classic of the season.
Steve Asmussen-trained colt rallies to land $1m trial – and leaves Godolphin’s Essential Quality as clear Kentucky Derby favourite.
James McDonald had a G1 double with Nature Strip and Anamoe at the Randwick showpiece.
The UAE Derby runner-up was added for $6,000 as a late nomination to the Triple Crown.
Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes is now the target for Breeders’ Cup winner, who will not be ready in time for King’s Stand.
Commonwealth Cup is the primary target for the Queen Mary Stakes heroine, set to make seasonal debut on Friday.
Seven colts have been added to Britain’s richest race at the £6,750 second entry stage.
Godolphin’s UAE Derby winner will bypass the first Saturday in May in favour of a crack at final leg of US Triple Crown.