Sheikh Mohammed Obaid's colt travelled supremely well under Andrea Atzeni, racing powerfully on the heels of the leading duo.

On entering the straight, Andrea switched to the outer and Postponed picked up in sparkling style. He surged clear under hands and heels to beat Dariyan by 

Roger said:  "He won a King George and was a very, very good horse before he came to me. On the form book he was entitled to win like that so it's great that he has.

"We have had a smooth preparation with him and although he had done enough work that fitness wouldn't be an excuse today, he is a five-year-old entire horse who is entitled to come on for the run."

Andrea added: "He was very good today. The way he travelled and quickened was very impressive. He has been working well at home and Ian, who rides him everyday, has done a great job and been very happy with him."

Postponed, a son of Dubawi, will now head to the Sheema Classic on Dubai World Cup night.

Postponed in winning action at Meydan