The son of Dalakhani, who carries the colours of Saleh Al Homaizi and Imad Al Sagar, showed a likable attitude to win under Graham Lee.

Graham tracked the pace set by Cinilla. Ayrad travelled relaxed well and travelled smoothly. He was short of room at a crucial stage but gamely thrust through a gap up the inner and went on to score by half a lenght.

Roger said: "That was great. He has been running in tough company so to get his head in front should do his confidence some good.

"He stayed the trip well and showed a good attitude."

In Ireland, Belardo put up pleasing display to finish a close-up fourth in the Irish 2000 Guineas.

Ayrad in action over the winter