Sheikh Ahmed's son of Cape Cross was slowly away and raced down the unfavoured center of the track. However, having been off the bridle some way out, he responded gamely to Andrea Atzeni's urgings getting up to beat Fleckrl by a neck.

Lady Sparkler made a promising reappearance 30 minutes later when finishing third in the 6f maiden.

Roger said: "Jaladee was suited by the extended seven furlong trip and faster ground. He is entered in the July Sale and would make a good dual-purpose prospect for someone."