Richard Hannon is gaining floor on his father having notched up his fourth victory within the Weatherbys Tremendous Dash by Gubbass at Newbury.
Richard senior retired with seven victories within the race the place a two-year-old’s weight is decided by how a lot they value on the gross sales – which highlighted his knack of discovering a discount.
It seems the apple has not fallen removed from the tree, as 12 months on from the victory of Joyful Romance 12 months in the past – who returned on the identical card to win the Hackwood Stakes this time – Hannon unleashed what could possibly be a probably good juvenile.
Winner of his debut at Leicester, Hannon determined to skip Royal Ascot and it paid dividends, coming residence half a size away from stablemate Symphony Excellent to win at 4-1 for Sean Levey.
Delmona completed third, with Guilded fourth and 100-1 probability Adnaan fifth.
“We have all the time appreciated him quite a bit, we did not go to Ascot as a result of he was rising – however he is an excellent horse,” mentioned Hannon.
“He is by a sire (Mehmas) who’s getting superb horses, however my fear in the present day was lack of expertise and midway by I assumed he was going to complete eighth. However his class pulled him by. The filly ran properly in second, too.
“He’ll in all probability go to the Richmond at Goodwood now, I’ve put him within the Gimcrack as properly.
“He simply wasn’t proper earlier than Ascot and was working reasonably, there was no level going to Ascot if he wasn’t working very properly and this race got here on the proper time when it comes to Goodwood.
“He is an excellent two-year-old, no query, solely time will inform if he is greater than that. He’ll in all probability get additional, because the additional he went the higher he was going.”
Hannon, who gained the Group One Falmouth Stakes not too long ago, added: “It has been a superb few weeks, however days like in the present day are important for everybody.
“Races like this, for the smaller proprietor, it’s their day and it is essential they’ve their day. There’s room for everybody.”