The son of Raven's Pass comes from a prolific German 'black type' family and seemed to relish the soft underfoot conditions.

He was settled at the rear by Andrea Atzeni before making smooth headway to join the leaders with two furlongs to run.

He then showed his inexperience when hitting the front but victory never looked in doubt and he passed the post over a length to the good.

Roger said: "Mutashaded is a lovely big horse who should make a nice three-year-old staying type. He has acted in the ground which makes a big difference in maidens."