With the rain falling hard on the Knavesmire, opponents of the Godolphin-owned horse hoped it might blunt their rival’s most potent weapon.
But, quite simply, he had too much talent; bullying them from the front, he and pilot Buick were not to be denied
After that incredible showing at York, many will be calling Ghaiyyath the world’s best racehorse on ratings.
Victory in the Juddmonte now leaves a huge range of global options for the ultra talented middle distance horse. Something of a globetrotter, Ghaiyyath has already won major races in Germany, France and Dubai; so a trip to foreign lands will pose no worry whatsoever.
The team are keeping the targets open with Irish Champion Stakes, the Arc and the QIPCO British Champions Stakes all in mix.