The takeaway from Saturday in Sydney – with video, quotes, reaction, plans and the best of the tweets.
Champion Stakes winner will have a change of headgear when he seeks to land back-to-back editions of the A$4m Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick.
James McDonald had a G1 double with Nature Strip and Anamoe at the Randwick showpiece.
Aussie supermare lands eighth G1 success with a one-length victory over Champion Stakes hero in Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill.
Trainer Danny O’Brien said Russian Camelot had sustained a torn tendon after finishing second behind Mugatoo at Moonee Valley.
Champion Stakes winner has third head-to-head with top mare Verry Elleegant, who has won four G1s since their last clash.
Three-time G1 winner set for final start before stud duties in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
The six-year-old, a wildcard entry into the field, found the gaps to emerge alongside Russian Camelot and hold his rival by half a length.